Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr Pinarayi Vijayan commenced a four-nation tour of Europe with a visit to the Netherlands from May 8-12, 2019 at the invitation of the Dutch Government to explore possibilities of cooperation in water management, flood prevention and agriculture. During the visit, the Kerala Chief Minister met with Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management and Mr. Jan Kees Goet, Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture. He interacted with representatives of business community in a meeting organized by Mr Hans De Boer, President VNO-NCW (Dutch employers’ federation). The CM visited the Port of Rotterdam to discuss inland water management and also see first hand measures taken for flood control and water management by the Dutch Government. He met agricultural experts of the University of Wageningen to understand latest agricultural techniques in horticulture and floriculture.
July 4, 2019
Ambassador of India to The Netherlands