OSD to Kerala Government Venu Rajamony called on Indian President Ramnath Kovind and presented his book on the Netherlands
New Delhi: Officer on Special Duty to the Kerala Government and former Ambassador of India to the Netherlands Venu Rajamony called on President Ramnath Kovind today and presented him a copy of his book “India and the Netherlands: Past, Present and Future”. The President will travel to the Netherlands on a State visit next week reciprocating the visit of King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to India in 2019
The first copy of the book on India and the Netherlands was received by the King at a grand function in Amsterdam in September 2019.
Ambassador Rajamony briefed the President on the close relations which exist between the two countries and the importance of the Netherlands as an economic partner of India. He described Dutch strengths in areas such as water and agriculture and pointed out that the state of Kerala has forged strong bonds with the Netherlands.
Ambassador Rajamony took the President through the book which provides vivid snapshots of relations over the centuries and describes the compelling personalities who shaped the Indo-Dutch discourse.
The President responded by describing the book as a wonderful publication made lively with plenty of pictures.