63.6 million passengers, 322 destinations and 11 million cups of coffee and tea in 2016. The world of Schiphol in numbers!
If you're one of those people stuck in a chasm of indecision about which language to learn then don't worry, here's why you should give Dutch a try!

Top 5 Reasons To Learn Dutch

Treating our Policy Officer Economic Affairs Zohaib Amin with traditional Dutch baked apple pie to bid him farewell. During his more than three years at the Embassy, he contributed immensely to expand economic relations between Pakistan and the Netherlands. Wishing him all the best for his future!
More power to women! Ambassador Jeannette Seppen cuts a ribbon to launch the Dutch-style vehicle maintenance services in Pakistan. Shell now offers a comfortable, safe place where anybody can wait while having their car serviced, so #women in #Pakistan do not have to send others anymore to get their cars serviced.
Building Smart Infrastructure: LED crosswalk lights installed in a Dutch town to alert people distracted by their smartphones when to walk or stop. Do you support mindless use of smartphones on the road?

The Dutch Put in LED Crosswalk Lights To Save Us From Our Smartphone-Addicted Selves

Just like the Northern Areas of Pakistan, the city of Leyden in the province of South Holland is covered in a white snow blanket. This video shows what Leyden looks like after the snowfall, any videos from Pakistan?
Sending love everywhere. Did you know the Netherlands ship 300 million flowers all over the world for this Valentine's Day?

Valentines Day 2017 facts and figures

Everyone knows that Holland and the Netherlands are not the same thing. But do you truly understand the real difference between them? Watch this entertaining video to clear up this misunderstanding once and for all. Tell us what did you never know before about the Dutchland?
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen visited a textile exhibition at the Mohatta Palace. The Netherlands continues to encourage textile and other companies to comply with international labour standards and to improve working conditions for the well-being of all workers in Pakistan.
The Netherlands celebrates 2017 as the Mondrian Year to mark the 100th anniversary of De Stijl (The Style), a modernist artistic movement founded by Dutch legendary artist Piet Mondrian in Amsterdam. At the Netherlands Embassy in Islamabad, every year is a Mondrian Year as the façade of its building is in Mondrian’s art style called Woogie Boogie.
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen joined a panel discussion at the International Women Leaders Summit. About 150 women leaders from Pakistan listened to inspirational talks by local and foreign speakers having diverse professions including the CEO of Shell, the UN Resident Coordinator, high officials from the Pakistani police and Air Force and the participants of the Special Olympics. Which woman is...
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To Pakistan from the Netherlands with love!
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen celebrates World Radio Day at Radio Pakistan with the United Nations - Pakistan. Addressing the youth in particular, she encouraged them to use radio to share a diversity of views and insights on Pakistan's opportunities and challenges such as women's rights and freedom of expression.
It doesn't get any better than the Netherlands under a magical layer of snow. Some magical photos from the Netherlands after snow over the weekend!

Snow in the Netherlands: just the best thing since Hagelslag - DutchReview

Dutch-Pakistani friendship celebrated on the slopes of Pakistan. Such a nice surprise to see our flags hoisted side by side at the Malam Jabba International Ski Championship in Swat. Did you ever go skiing in the Netherlands or did you visit Swat this winter?”
Hello to everyone from Ambassador Jeannette Seppen and Director General Political Affairs André Haspels who was in Islamabad for the annual bilateral political consultations. The talks were held in conducive environment and yet another step forward in strengthening bilateral partnership for promoting human rights and sustainable trade and investment. Any messages to The Hague?
Ambassador Jeannette Seppen joined the celebrations at The Second Floor (T2F) to mark the winning of Prince Claus Fund Award 2016. T2F was awarded for providing an interdisciplinary space to promote democratic discourse and conflict resolution through intellectual and cultural engagement in Pakistan.
Another great piece of Dutch engineering. A floating crane replaces a part of 'De Hef' bridge in Rotterdam. The collage shows how it looks after they are finished. What do you know about Dutch engineering expertise?
Deputy Head of Mission Renate Pors attended an exhibition of child artists arranged by Discovering New Artists. Jointly supported by AkzoNobel in Pakistan, ICI Dulux Pakistan, Alhamra Arts Council, Mall and PNCA (Pakistan National Council of Arts), the exhibition was aimed to raise money to provide free education to the underprivileged children of Pakistan. Have you ever organized a fundraiser...
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The Netherlands comprises vast countryside that offer spectacular views. About 55% of land area is cultivatable making Holland the second largest exporter of agri-products in the world. How is Dutch countryside similar to Pakistan?