Royal Dutch Horse Carriage Take Indonesian Ambassador To Hand Over Credentials To HM.The King of Netherlands
The Royal Dutch horse carriage gallantly stopped in front of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning, November 25, 2020. A Chamberlain wearing a morning dress (tailcoat) got off the horse carriage to be greeted by the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indonesian Embassy Pak Fikry Cassidy to pick up Ambassador Mayerfas accompanied by his spouse, Virna Mayerfas, to the Noordeinde Palace.
Arriving at the Palace, the Indonesian Ambassador inspected the palace guards. The tunes of the national anthem, Indonesia Raya echoed along with Ambassador Mayerfas’ steps towards the palace to submit letters of credential to the King of the Netherlands, HM. Willem-Alexander.
Ambassador Mayerfas conveyed the warm greetings of President Joko Widodo to the King and his appreciation for the visit of the King and Queen of the Netherlands to Indonesia in March 2020. The visit resulted in a US $ 1 billion business commitment in the fields of health, maritime, agriculture and water management.
Besides discussing bilateral relations between the two countries, Ambassador Mayerfas also expressed his hope to strengthen cooperation in the economic field. Also, cooperation in dealing with pandemics and post-pandemic economic recovery is an issue raised by Ambassador Mayerfas.
After handing over the credential to the King, the Indonesian Ambassador is also scheduled to hand over the credential to the Director-General of the OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) tomorrow, Thursday, November 26, 2020, in The Hague.