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Welcome to
The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Dhaka

This website aims at providing you with practical information as well as more detailed information about our most important activities.

Shortly after Bangladesh emerged as a state following its independence struggle in 1971, the Netherlands and Bangladesh established diplomatic relat

ions. Early 1972 this was followed by the opening of this Embassy, reflecting the interest the Netherlands is taking in Bangladesh. Bangladesh was sele

cted as one of the priority countries of the Dutch Development policy. Therefore, the main task of the Royal Netherlands Embassy is to actively contribute as a partner in development to the alleviation of poverty through the promotion of sustainable socio-economic development of Bangladesh in conformity with the criteria good governance, gender equality, institutional development and (sustainable) national resources management in the chosen sectors. The development co-operation sectors, mutually chosen by Bangladesh and the Netherlands, are Integrated Water Resources Management , Basic Health Care , Rural Electrification and Basic Education. More detailed information about Development Co-operation and the sectors are available elsewhere on this site.

Besides Development Co-operation issues you will find more information on this website about: Consular Affairs , Human Rights , Economic affairs , Child Labour , Fellowships , etc.

 

drs C.S.M. (Kees) Beemsterboer  
Ambassador
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