State visit to the Netherlands by the President of Singapore

In News by Astrid Seegers

The Netherlands Embassy in Singapore is proud to announce that today is the kick off of the (first ever!) state visit of the Singaporean President Halimah Yacob. This state visit is an affirmation of the close ties between Singapore and the Netherlands.

Innovation is a major theme during this state visit. Singapore and the Netherlands meet each other and exchange experiences and knowledge on innovation and sustainable technology.

Today for instance, the Mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, and the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, outline the common challenges both countries face in aspiring to become smart cities with a circular economy.

We will keep you posted with highlights from this side of the world!

A sneak peek from the Singaporean media in The Straits Times: