What does it take to win a Nobel Prize? Dutch Nobel Laureate Bernard L. Feringa answers this question. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for designing molecular machines.
TU Eindhoven tops among universities that have co-authored the most papers with the world’s most innovative organisations. The Dutch university published 1,316 papers with the top 25 companies – almost a quarter more than Harvard University. Here is the complete list for you!

Top universities for working with most innovative firms

Dutch agri and food exports achieve record high in 2016. The Netherlands exported products worth €94 billion in 2016 compared to €90 billion in 2015. Agricultural products accounted for €85 billion and agricultural materials, knowledge and technology accounted for €9 billion. Which are the most attractive trade and investment sectors for Dutch businesses in Pakistan?

Agri & food exports achieve record high in 2016

Today is National Tulip Day in Holland. Be prepared for the most beautiful spring in all the world. Tell us about your favourite colour?

National Tulip Day - Holland.com

Queen Maxima of The Netherlands meets with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Queen, who is also UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, was briefed on the progress made by Pakistan to use digital technology for empowering women.
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen meets Punjab Minister for Minorities Affairs and Human Rights Khalil Tahir Sandhu to discuss matters relating to human rights in the province. The Netherlands continues to play its role in improving the situation of human rights for everyone in Pakistan.
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen plants a sapling at Pakistan Broadcasting Academy after addressing the opening of Multimedia Journalism: Changing Perspectives on Women's Rights. The course is being offered by RNTC to equip journalists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam with skills and techniques to improve reporting of issues that affect women.
Deputy Head of Mission Renate Pors and Dutch experts visit test fields of National Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad. Dutch companies - FarmTexel and MetaMeta - are exploring the potential of introducing salt resistant potatoes in Pakistan. The Netherlands is keen to help Pakistan in increasing its agricultural output to ensure food security.
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen and curator Sundas Azfer tell stories behind artworks showcased at Open House Art Show at the new Dutch Residence. The topics ranged from women’s rights, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and belief and sustainable trade and investment. Which one is your favourite topic?
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen and her husband Charles Petrie applaud after reading out a story by Sakina Akbar inspired by Sufi teachings at the Open House Art Show. The story concludes with these beautiful lines, "All religions, all this singing, one song. The difference are just illusion and vanity. The sun's light looks a little different on this wall than it does on that wall, and a lot...
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Ambassador Jeannette Seppen thanks everyone for warm wishes and kind messages from her new residence. Stay in touch with the Dutch!
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen set to inaugurate the new Dutch Residence today. An Open House Art Show - AT HOME - will mark the opening where artworks of Pakistani artists will be showcased. What is your message for the Ambassador for her new residence in Pakistan?
Amusement Park Efteling Theme Park Resort is covered in snow. Share your amazing photos of snowfall from Pakistan!
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Stemmen vanuit het buitenland | Netherlands Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan

Looking to be part of the world’s latest developments? The Netherlands is the place to be. Minister for Economic Affairs Henk Kamp underlines the skyline of Dutch startup ecosystem that enabled Holland to become one of the most innovative country in the world!

The Dutch startup climate - speech by Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp

The Netherlands is the most competitive EU country and fourth worldwide with high rankings in healthcare, education, infrastructure and focus on innovation and technology. Here is the Global Competitiveness Report conducted by the World Economic Forum!

Holland is the most competitive country in the EU! And 4th worldwide! | Holland+You, Generating + Connecting + Creating, GCC

Solar Team Eindhoven-designed world's first and the fastest 100% solar-powered race car - Stella Lux - successfully tested at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp oversaw the testing himself. The car embodies an important part of Dutch innovation, from robotics and photonics to smart e-mobility and energy technology.

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“Dutch minister Henk Kamp also tested @SolarEHV #Stella 100% #solar powered race car himself. @MazdaRaceway #NLUSA - https://t.co/zrBDZM0OOU https://t.co/j2SCus11Oc”

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has ranked the Netherlands among the top 10 most productive countries. Being the second largest agri-products exporter, the Netherlands' annual GDP is $818 billion making it the 27th largest economy in the world. What else do you know about the Netherlands?

These Are the Most Productive Countries in the World

From competitiveness and entrepreneurship to sustainability and quality of life, Amsterdam continues to achieve impressive results in 2016 on dozens of international scorecards. Here is a roundup of some of the most significant rankings below!

Amsterdam continues to pull in top rankings | I amsterdam

Holland is home to 16 million inhabitants owning 18 million bicycles. Cycling is a Dutch way of life as it is a sustainable, healthy and economical mobility solution. Should Pakistan have bike-friendly infrastructure in the cities to cope with commuting and pollution challenges?