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King and Queen and State Secretary Knops to visit Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten

King and Queen and State Secretary Knops to visit Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit the islands of Saba, St Eustatius and St Maarten in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December. The royal couple will be accompanied on this trip by the State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops.

The first stop will be St Eustatius, on the afternoon of 30 November. On 1 December, the King and Queen will be on Saba to attend the festivities in connection with Saba Day and will also receive information about nature conservation projects. Finally, the King and Queen will visit St Maarten on 2 December. There, the focus will be on the reconstruction of the island after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in early September.