Dear visitor, please note that the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands will be closed on Thursday the 30th of March due to our annual teambuilding day. We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding.
Please note that the consular department of the Embassy of the Netherlands will be open 4 days a week. From now on the consular department is open on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9:00-12:00.
Newspaper Al-Arabia wrote an article on Dutch diplomat and orientalist Marcel Kurpershoek, who was an Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 30 years ago. See the article at: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/media/2016/10/08/Meet-the-Dutch-diplomat-turned-explorer-of-Saudi-deserts.html
This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.
Saudi Build and Stone 2016 exhibition offers great opportunities for the Dutch innovations in construction sector and smart building. A Holland + You pavilion, organized by the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands in Riyadh offers a unique platform to represent Dutch companies in construction, building materials and innovative smart buildings. Read more on how to register for the pavilion in this article.
The “Saudi Vision 2030” has been recently presented by the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia (KSA),Mohamed bin Salman, and is considered to be a start to transform the economy in KSA from a merely petrochemical focus to a diverse economy.
From 16-21 October 2016 the World Dairy Summit will take place in Rotterdam, this year's dairy capital of the world. For decades the Dutch dairy sector has been in the forefront of developments in the global dairy sector. The entrepreneurship, innovation and international orientation that underpin the competitive position of the Dutch dairy sector will undoubtedly attract many visitors from all over the world to the IDF World Dairy Summit 2016.
On Tuesday 31st of May the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands co-hosted a succesfull workshop on Fresh produce together with Saudi Greenhouses. The workshop was the second in the series of 'Healthy Food, Healthy Lifestyle' seminars. Read more about the outcome of the event in this article. The presentations, program and concluding remarks can be found here as well.
Dear visitor, please note that the consular department will be opened on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10AM-12AM during Ramadan.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands wishes everyone a happy and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan kareem!