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Netherlands - Hong Kong Friendship Dinner


With special guests: HE Tan Jian, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr Peter Potman, Acting Director General Foreign Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms Roos Verweij, Vice Mayor of the City of Rotterdam and Mr Eddie Cheung, Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union.



The Netherlands and Hong Kong have been trading partners since 1842, when the ledgers of the Port of Hong Kong listed the arrival of 10 ships from the low countries.



In 1857, Mr A.W.P. Kup was appointed to serve as the first Dutch Consul General the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong. Today, the 36th Consul General in Hong Kong is Mr Arjen van den Berg.


Major Dutch companies, including banks, shipping lines, airlines, trading companies and hundreds of individual entrepreneurs established offices in Hong Kong over the years. Some, like Friesland Campina, have been there for more than 100 years.


Participation costs:


Partner Table: € 2500 for 8 persons (partner package included; exclusive 21% VAT).


Individual participation costs for members of the NHKBA and their guests: € 75 per person (exclusive 21% VAT)


Individual participation costs of non-members and their guests: € 100 per person (exclusive 21% VAT)



Note: dinner guests will have to be able to show a vaccination QR code as well as their ID.

Speakers

Tan Jian

Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Peter Potman

Acting Director General Foreign Economic Relations of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

Arjan Van Gils

Vice Mayor at City of Rotterdam

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Hans Poulis

Chairman at NHKBA

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Eddie Cheung

Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union

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Location

Mainport by Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre
Leuvehaven 80
RotterdamZuid-Holland, The Netherlands

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email george.ammerlaan@nhkba.nlYou can also reach us at +31 626979799

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