Netherlands Embassy in Beirut Lebanon
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|Address||The Netherlands Tower Avenue Charles Malek 2073-0802 Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon|
October 1, 2014 Islamic Art Exhibition- The Art of the Islamic Book from Leiden will run from 16 October 2014 until 30 November 2014, every day from 1pm till 8pm at Beirut Souks, the Belge Gallery, in down-town Beirut. As part of the opening of the exhibition, lectures and workshops are organized on 16, 17 and 18 October by two guest speakers from the Netherlands, Karin Schepers and Huda Smitshuijzen-Abifares.
September 12, 2014 European Commission President-Elect Jean-Claude Juncker has announced his new team of Commissioners for the next five years. Foreign minister Frans Timmermans will be Mr Juncker’s First Vice President and right-hand man. If confirmed by the European Parliament, the minister will be entrusted with the portfolio on better regulation, inter-institutional relations, rule of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that he is ‘very happy’ with the important job Mr Timmermans has been offered.