As was announced HM will bring a Sate Visit to the Republic of India from wednesday october 24th till saturday october 27th.
HM will be accompanied by TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima,as well as the dutch Foreign Minister HE Mr.Maxime Verhagen.
After the official part of the visit on day one,there will be extensive talks on ecology,
water and micro-finance and the synergy between these sectors.
There will also be attention for the (immense) economic development of India and the possibilities for the dutch corporate world.
Wednesday october 24th.
Ceremonial welcome at the Presidential Palace.
Wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat,the venue where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Meetings with authorities and the leader of the opposition
HM will attend a round table meeting with delegation of the dutch corporate world
Dinner hosted by (the first female-)HE President Pratibha Patil.Both Heads of State will speech
Thursday october 25th
Visit to the Energy and Resource Institute
Visit at the Depalaya school.with special attention for healthcare and hygiene
Afternoon:seminar water and finance:Exploring Innovative Partnerships
Reception of the dutch community at the residence of the dutch ambassador in New Dehli,HE Mr.Niehe....
(indeed,brother of dutch tv producer Ivo..)
Evening:HM will host a concert of the Netherlands Copper Ensemble for Her Indian guests.
Friday october 26th
Flight to Bangalore
Visit at NGO trainingcentre Myrada,HM will be informed on the contribution of micro-finance on - mainly female -
Self Help Groups and Watershet Committees.
Visit to Shrinivasnagar village
Reception of the dutch community on Bangalore
Dinner hosted by the Governor of the State of Karnataka,of which Bangalore is the Capital.
Saturday october 27th
.will visit the municipal micro-finance organisation Ujjivan,that fights poverty on a commercial basis.
As the last part of this State Visit,Her Majesty will have talks with four leaders (Goeroe's) of four Indian "revolutions" that each in their respective field,were instrumental for the development of mother India:the green revolution,agriculture/the white revolution,milkproduction/
the blue revolution,space program/the grey revolution,information technology.
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