Last week, the Deputy Director General for Development Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Reina Buijs, visited Cairo. The focus of her visit was women rights and gender equality, including for migrants and refugees. Together with the ambassador, Ms. Buijs visited the National Council of Women, UNFPA, UNHCR and IOM. She held talks with women rights NGOs that are supported by... View more »
Last week the Deputy Director General for Development Cooperation at the Ministry

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Maher Amira Shahid
Last week the Minister of Education, H.E. Tarek Shawky, received H.E. Ambassador of The Netherlands in Cairo, Laurens Westhoff. The meeting took place in a very pleasant atmosphere and confirmed once again the good longstanding bilateral cooperation between both countries. It was a good opportunity to get more insight in the situation of the education system in Egypt, to discuss ongoing... View more »
Last week the Minister of Education H E Tarek Shawky received H

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The NL Embassy is shocked by the recent terrorist attacks in Rafah and elsewhere in Egypt. The ambassador and the staff share Egypt’s sorrow and we send our deep condolences to the victims’ families and loved ones.
We continue to stand with Egypt in its fight against terrorism and working together, we will defeat it.
Ekramy Elmasre
محمد طه
Sabrina Hermans
A delegation of greenhouse experts from the Netherlands visited Cairo last month. Ir. Jan Hak chairman of Netherlands Agro, Food & Technology Centre (NAFTC ), Ir. Joost Snels and Ir. Anne Elings from Wageningen University were received by Ir. Joost Geijer, the Agricultural Counsellor of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Egypt. The Dutch parties signed with the Egyptian Countryside Development... View more »
A delegation of greenhouse experts from the Netherlands visited Cairo last month

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Estrella Noche
Yesterday the Minister of Youth and Sports, Eng. Khaled Abdel-Aziz, received H.E. Ambassador of The Netherlands in Cairo, Laurens Westhoff. The Netherlands and Egypt have a strong and longstanding relationship. The cooperation between both countries covers more than trade alone and spans many topics. Therefore it was good to discuss the topic of sports to underline and strengthen the bilateral... View more »
Yesterday the Minister of Youth and Sports Eng Khaled Abdel Aziz received

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Happy Eid. Gefeliciteerd met het Suikerfeest.
To celebrate Eid, the Embassy will be closed to the public on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 of June. We are open again on Tuesday the 27th of June.
Happy Eid Gefeliciteerd met het Suikerfeest

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Abdelmoety Elbahrawy
Jelly van Dijk-Brinkman
With the holidays coming up and many people wanting to travel to the Netherlands, we would like to draw your attention to the website of VFS Global. The website provides information on the different visa types as well as the visa requirements and how to apply for your visa. It is also possible to book an appointment via the website.
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Michel van Haarlem
Louise Bochardt
Fikry Alalfy
Arie Bier
Yesterday, Deputy Ambassador Tsjeard Hoekstra attended the official opening ceremony of the Feyenoord Football Schools in Egypt. Egyptian old Feyenoord footballers such as Hossam Ghaly, Sherif Ekramy and Haytham Farouk were also present. The Dutch football club from Rotterdam, Feyenoord, is the current champion of the Netherlands. The Feyenoord Academy is opening four football schools in... View more »
Yesterday Deputy Ambassador Tsjeard Hoekstra attended the official opening ceremony of the

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Omar ElBanoubi
Khalid Afifi
PICO is one of the leading Egyptian companies exporting fruits and vegetables to the Netherlands and the EU. The agricultural department of the Netherlands embassy visited PICO where they had the opportunity to look behind the scenes at one of their farms and packing house in Behera. PICO owns and operates five farms with 7,000 acres of agriculture land.
PICO is one of the leading Egyptian companies exporting fruits and vegetables

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Mahmoud Magdy
Ambassador H.E. Laurens Westhoff and the agriculture counselor Ir. Joost Geijer have been invited to the Rijk Zwaan field day trip to their station in Saleheya. Rijk Zwaan is one of the leading Dutch companies in the seeds technology field. Rijk Zwaan has been in the Egyptian market since 1995.
Ambassador H E Laurens Westhoff and the agriculture counselor Ir Joost Geijer

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Henny El Awadi
We wish you a blessed and peaceful month.
Ramadan Kareem
رمضان كريم
We wish you a blessed and peaceful month

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احمد كراوية
Deyaa Ali
Arie Bier
Today, 43 countries from the Mediterranean and the EU are gathered in Cairo for the Second Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Sustainable Urban Development. The Netherlands is represented by the ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cairo. The goal of today: set a New Urban Agenda to make cities more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in order to... View more »
Today 43 countries from the Mediterranean and the EU are gathered in

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Fikry Alalfy
Rasha Elkheshin
Last week, H.E. Minister of Agriculture of Egypt, Dr Abdel Monem El Banna received H.E. Ambassador of The Netherlands in Cairo, Laurens Westhoff. Both sides discussed several topics of mutual concern and ongoing cooperation, such as the greenhouses project and how to integrate the Dutch expertise in building and managing them. They also discussed ways to enhance the partnership between our two... View more »
Last week H E Minister of Agriculture of Egypt Dr Abdel Monem

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Seddek Raouf
Today = #IDAHOT
Human Rights Ambassador @KeesvanBaar raises rainbow flag @ Dutch MFA
Today =  IDAHOT 
Human Rights Ambassador  KeesvanBaar raises rainbow flag   Dutch MFA

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Карим Шоаиб
Haitham A. El Refaie
Fikry Alalfy
Today is Europe Day and we celebrate ‘the birthday’ of the EU. On 9 May 1950 French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed placing French and German coal and steel production under the supervision of a single authority. This, he declared, would make war impossible. 67 years of peace and economic development lead to the European Union as we know it today.
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Today is Europe Day and we celebrate ‘the birthday’ of the EU

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Mohamed Alqasheet
Today at 20.00, the whole Netherlands will hold two minutes of silence to commemorate all Dutch victims of war in the Netherlands and abroad; citizens and military who gave their lives for our freedom in war time or during peace keeping missions.
On the 4th of May of every year we are silent.
On the 5th of May we celebrate our freedom.

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The Embassy of the Netherlands celebrated yesterday King’s Day, the Dutch National Day, in honour of King Willem Alexander’s 50th birthday.
In his speech, H. E. Ambassador Laurens Westhoff explained the importance and value of King’s Day celebrations to the Dutch people as “King’s Day in the Netherlands is a confirmation of the strong bonds between the Dutch Royal Family and all of its... View more »
The Embassy of the Netherlands celebrated yesterday King’s Day the Dutch National

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Tarik Rabie
Henny El Awadi
Mohamed Alqasheet
#Wecelebrate... Tomorrow is Koningsdag, King's day, which may well be the best party day in the Netherlands. On April 27, we celebrate King Willem Alexander's birthday with music, flea markets, street parties and fun fairs. The King and the Royal Family travel every year to one or more towns of the country, where they join the local festivities. The night before King's day, King's night, is... View more »
Wecelebrate Tomorrow is Koningsdag King's day which may well be the

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Estrella Noche
Adel Hashem
Eagleluxor Hareth Ibrahim
Happy Easter and Eid Sham El-Naseem Mubarak!

We wish everyone peaceful and happy days with the family
Happy Easter and Eid Sham El Naseem Mubarak

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Samir Zaki
Amr Taye'a