Ministers Plenipotentiary Fleming-Artsen visits the Mayor of The Hague

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Gevmin Jasianne Fleming ontmoet van Aardsen

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister Plenipotentiary, Hon. Josianne Fleming–Artsenon Wednesday met with the Mayor of the City of The Hague, the Netherlands Jozias van Aartsen.

The one hour meeting between Minister Fleming-Artsen and Mayor Van Aartsen took place in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Both dignitaries discussed cooperation in the area of Culture. Sint Maarten students studying in The Hague and throughout the Netherlands was also a topic of discussion which the Mayor showed great interests in.

At the end of the working visit, Minister Plenipotentiary Fleming-Artsen, expressed her gratitude and presented a plaque of Sint Maarten to Mayor Van Aartsen which was highly appreciated.

Van Aartsen has been Mayor since March 2008.  Prior to that he served as a Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Food Quality, and later became Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Van Aartsen also served as a member of the House of Representatives for a number of years.

The meeting took place at The Hague City Hall.

PHOTO CUTLINE: L to R, Minister Hon. Josianne Fleming – Artsen and Mayor Jozias van Aartsen. (Photo Nico van der Ven)