Dutch Working Visit to Bremen, Germany

  March 6, 2019 at 6:23 pm by

Today, Wednesday March 6, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a working visit to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in Northern Germany.
Upon their arrival at the Bremen airport the Royal Couple was welcomed by the President of the Senate and Mayor Carsten Sieling and his wife Alexia Sieling.
Then they visited the headquarter of the Airbus Defense & Space, an international company of aerospace industry.
The King and the Queen toured the European module of the space station ISS and talked with German and Dutch guests about the importance of space technology for the knowledge economies of both countries joint satellite data.
During the visit were signed two agreements between the province of Zuid-Holland and SpaceNed and the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen and space cluster AviaSpace.
At lunchtime the mayor hosted a reception at the town hall for the Royal Couple.
During the reception the King gave a speech that started by thanking the mayor for the welcoming. The King said that the visit was “a tribute to everything we share. Our faith in freedom and cooperation. Our historical trade relationship”.
Then the King and the Queen took a walk through the Marktplatz along the statue of the Bremen Town Musicians, the animals from the fairytale of the Brothers Grimm.
Afterwards the Royal Couple visited the Bremen Chamber of Commerce where they viewed a historical document from 1705 and then signed the golden book.
Later King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visited the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES) in Bremerhaven.
IWES is “is one of the largest test installations for rotor blades in the world”.
At the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) the king and the Queen met with Dutch and German polar and marine researchers and talked about changes in the polar regions and the worldwide as consequences of climate change on ecosystems.

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One Response to Dutch Working Visit to Bremen, Germany

  1. Alexandra Romanov Rodrigues Cuco says:

    very special work… the life show every day the result of these work….

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