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State visit from Argentina to the Netherlands concludes

The two-day state visit by the President and First Lady of Argentina to the Netherlands concluded last night with a ballet performance at Theatre Diligentia in The Hague presented by President Macri.

The Queen and First Lady meeting those impacted by domestic violence at the Orange House. Photo: Casa Rosada (CC 2.5 Argentina)

Yesterday morning, Queen Máxima and Juliana Awada made a private, working visit to the Orange House in Amsterdam. The Orange House offers guidance & support for those who are dealing with domestic violence, done through the initiative of Stichting Stay Group. They then travelled to the Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague. There, Máxima and Juliana they were “given a guided tour of Dutch masters of the 17th-century Golden Age, including works by Vermeer, Rembrandt and Paulus Potter,” according to the Royal House of the Netherlands.

The Queen and the First Lady at the Orange House yesterday. Photo: Casa Rosada (CC 2.5 Argentina)

After the tour of the Mauritshuis Museum, the Queen and First Lady met their husbands for lunch in the Trêves Hall at the Binnenhof, hosted by Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The theme of the dinner was social dialogue.

Queen Máxima then took the President and First Lady to the Port of Rotterdam where they were welcomed by Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb. They were treated to a boat ride through the Port of Rotterdam where they listened to “experts and representatives of the business community will describe the various terminals and explain the new integrated logistics solutions provided by the port’s Maasvlakte terminals,” explained the Royal House.

The President, First Lady and Princess Beatrix outside the theatre. Photo: Casa Rosada (CC 2.5 Argentina)

In the evening the King and Queen of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrix, Prince Constantijn, Princess Margarita and her husband, Tjalling ten Cate were hosted by President Macri at the Theatre Diligent where they enjoyed a ballet performance. Afterwards, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima thanked President Macri and his wife, Juliana on Twitter in both Dutch and Spanish saying, “Thanks [President Macri] for the wonderful ballet at Theatre Diligent. A nice end to a versatile state visit.”

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