By Baron Henri Estramant.
King Willem-Alexander hosted a reception for heads of missions, and chargés d’affaires accredited to The Netherlands. The guest list also included the chiefs of international organisations based in the kingdom.
The traditional New Year’s Reception for ambassadors was held in the afternoon of 14 January 2015 at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. His Majesty was accompanied by HM The Queen, his mother HRH Princess Beatrix, aunt HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, and Prof Pieter van Vollenhoven.
The reception was the second one hosted by The King in Amsterdam. The first one was given for the Dutch political establishment as well as representatives of the Dutch society on 13 January 2015 also at the Royal Palace.