New Amsterdam mayor sworn in today

Femke Halsema will be sworn in as mayor of Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon. Commissioner of the King Johan Remkes will swear her in during a special city council meeting, during which the council will also say goodbye to acting mayor Jozias van Aartsen. The ceremony can be watched live from 5:00 p.m. 

Halsema was on June 27th, though her as a contender for the position in October - shortly after mayor . She is succeeding Van Aartsen, who t.

Femke Halsema is the f, and also the first GroenLinks mayor of the Dutch capital. 

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