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Swedish New Year’s Reception
















On January 23 the The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Håkan

Emsgård welcomed the members of the Swedish Chamber and distinguished guests at a New

Year’s Reception at the beautiful Museum Escher in Het Paleis in The Hague. More than 100 guests

representing the Swedish and Dutch Business network in the Netherlands were attending the reception

together with the Swedish Consul of North Netherlands, Mr. Lukas Joel, and Honorary Members of the

Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Clas-Ivar Schultz, Mr. Gerard Perik and Mr. Henk Lokin.

In their New Year’s speeches, Mr. Nils van Dijkman, Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce

and Mr. Ambassador Mr. Håkan Emsgård both emphasized 2014 as year of excellence celebrating the

400 years diplomatic relations between Sweden and the Netherlands. The reception was accompanied

by a performance by the Swedish/Dutch group De Andersons.

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