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Willem-Alexander & Máxima in India: State Visit Day Four and Five 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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Willem-Alexander & Máxima in India: State Visit Day One 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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Princess Christina's coffin moved to mourning chapel

The coffin containing the remains of Princess Christina of the Netherlands – who died last week at the age of 72 – has been placed in the mourning chapel of the Fagel’s Garden Pavilion on the grounds of Noordeinde Palace. Embed from Getty Images The simple wooden coffin is decorated with her sunflowers – Princess Christina’s favourite flowers. In front of the…
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Dutch royals pose for summer photos

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their daughters Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane have posed for their annual summer photos. This photocall is part of an agreement that allows the royals’ privacy for the rest of the…
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King Willem-Alexander speaks to demonstrators after opening museum

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands spoke to a group of demonstrators after opening the new Sophiahof Museum in The Hague. The Sophiahof Museum is meant to be a centre of knowledge, culture and remembrance for everyone who had anything to do with the former Dutch East Indies. Five Indonesian organisations are also involved: the Indisch Herinneringscentrum, the Stichting Moluks Historisch…
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