19 November 2012

Dutch Royals in Brasilia today!


The official visit of Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima of Brazil begins today in the capital Brasilia. They will have meetings with the ministries of agriculture and finance, followed by a visit to the Cabinet of President Dilma Rousseff, who resides in Spain herself.

Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade, accompanies the royal couple on the tour. The aim is to strengthen trade relations and, where necessary identify and discuss opportunties and threaths. A visit to the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade has been canceled.

The delegation will also meet the Brazilian counterparts of VNO-NCW and MKB-Netherlands. The day in Brasilia will be concluded with a seminar about the national program for overseas scholarships. Then the company flies to Ribeirão Preto.

Source: Volkskrant 19.11.12.