Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Honorable Silveria E. Jacobs paid a courtesy visit to the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands André Haspels today, March 10, during her work visit in Washington D.C. Prime Minister Jacobs had a fruitful meeting with His Excellency Haspels where they were able to discuss the operations and efforts of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the United States.
Prime Minister Jacobs stated, “The Government of St. Maarten continues to seek ways of enhancing opportunities for St. Maarten’s engagement with the US and the United Nations on various areas of interest. It was imperative for me to meet with Ambassador Haspels in the US as his office also represents St. Maarten.”
Earlier in the week, Prime Minister Jacobs also met with Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba Joselin Croes who is the Arubian representative at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
“On behalf of the government and people of St. Maarten, I’d like to thank His Excellency Haspels and Minister Plenipotentiary Croes for their warm welcome in Washington. St. Maarten can now look forward to future strategic discussions and collaboration with and through the Dutch Kingdom embassy aimed at forwarding our agenda,” concluded Prime Minister Jacobs.