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Re: Dutch State visit to South Africa announced
Yes this was announced almost two weeks ago and as usual the private sector needs to jump quickly on the State Visit wagon. It fits nicely into the 'new' Africa Strategy of the Dutch Government.
The first state visit of the Autumn has been announced.
On the invitation of President Cyril Ramaphosa, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima will pay a state visit to the Republic of South Africa 18-20 October 2023. This will be their first state visit to an African country.
Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus (accompanied by the then Prince of Orange) paid a state visit to South Africa in October 1996, and received President Mandela for a return visit in March 1999.