Minister Plenipotentiary Fleming-Artsen receives courtesy visit from Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament Secretary General De Lange

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Monday, March 30 Minister Plenipotentiary, Hon. Josianne Fleming–Artsen received a courtesy visit from the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament Secretary General T.N.I. (Tim) de Lange.

Minister Fleming-Artsen described the meeting as fruitful and informative in connection with the current status of committees that exist in the Second Chamber.  De Lange also highlighted certain aspects of the Dutch First Chamber of Parliament.

The Minister and De Lange also discussed the upcoming Inter-Parliamentary Consultation (IPKO) that is scheduled for May 27-29 in The Hague, the Netherlands.

A delegation from the Parliament of Sint Maarten will travel to the Netherlands for the IPKO consultation.

De Lange was accompanied by Dutch Kingdom Relations Commission Assistant M.J. (Maya) Visscher-de la Combe.

PHOTO CUTLINE L to R: M.J. Visscher-de la Combe, Minister Plenipotentiary, Josianne Fleming – Artsen, and Secretary General T.N.I. de Lange.