King and Queen of Jordan Make A Quick Visit to The Netherlands

Following the welcome ceremony at Noordeinde Palace, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, King Abdullah and Queen Rania met with World Class students at the Diligentia theatre in The Hague.

King Abdullah gave a speech and talked with students enrolled at World Class The Hague.

World Class The Hague offers students from The Hague access to special masterclasses and events in the area of international relations, peace and justice.

Queen Máxima and Queen Rania went their own seperate way and visited the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague.


Their Majesties were given a guided tour of the work of Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the innovative and abstract artistic movement De Stijl.

In the interactive and educational exhibit, ‘Wonderkamers’ Queen Máxima and Queen Rania watched a group of secondary students work a variety of assignments.

As their wives embarked on their museum visit, King Willem-Alexander and King Abdullah attended a roundtable meeting on counterterrorism.

Both Kings had the chance to speak with experts from Dutch security sector organisations including the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) and the police.

After the meeting, King Willem-Alexander and King Abdullah took pen to paper and signed an agreement that will forge a closer partnership between Jordan and the Netherlands on counterterrorism.

This evening a dinner will be held at Noordeinde Palace.

Featured Photo Credit: الديوان الملكي الهاشمي – The Royal Hashemite Court

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