Friday, August 5, 2016 - 13:15
Dutck King, PM in Rio for Olympics
King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrived in Rio de Janeiro to support the Dutch team in the Olympic Games, the Prime Minister said on Twitter. The two top Dutch officials will spend three days in Rio, according to NOS. On Friday night they will attend the official opening of the Games in the Maracana stadium and get a tour of Holland House. Tomorrow they will visit Dutch athletes in the Olympic village and attend matches. Rutte will also visit two More2Win projects, which link Dutch businesses to social projects. Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health, Welfare and Sports will also visit the games, from August 15th to 19th.