Oman

King Willem-Alexander and the Prince of Wales travel to Oman to offer condolences

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and the Prince of Wales have travelled to Oman to offer their condolences upon the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman. King Willem-Alexander is accompanied by Stef Blok, the Minister of Foreign Affairs. There will be three full days of condolences at the Al Alam Palace in Muscat. They will also meet with the new Sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said…
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The Netherlands

Dutch King lets passenger on overbooked flight sit in cockpit

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is a well-known pilot. He thinks flying is fun and trained as a pilot for the national Dutch air-operator, KLM. This week, a special thing happened on one of a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Paris, under the charge of the Dutch king. The flight was overbooked and it was Willem-Alexander who came up with the great solution that made one…
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European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Willem-Alexander & Máxima in India: State Visit Day Three Diary

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima have been invited for a state visit to India by President Ram Nath Kovind. The visit will take place from 14 October until 18 October. The state visit will focus on the good relations between India and The Netherlands. Special attention will be paid to water technology, maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social…
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BelgiumEuropean RoyalsThe Netherlands

Dutch and Belgian royals mark start of '75 Years of Freedom'

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima joined their Belgian counterparts, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde in Terneuzen yesterday to mark the start “75 Years of Freedom.” This will be followed by a year of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. These will continue until 2020 to mark the founding of the United Nations. Embed from Getty…
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