Amsterdam residents can say their final goodbyes to Mayor Eberhard van der Laan in the Concertgebouw today between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. People will be allowed in two at a time to walk past his coffin and say goodbye. There will be an honor guard of Amsterdam veterans, the police, homeless people, city enforcers and 'night butterflies' Dolly Bellefleur and Jennifer Hopelezz at the building, AT5 reports.
The municipality of Amsterdam projected an image of the British flag, the Union Jack, onto Amsterdam Central Station on Tuesday night to show solidarity with the victims of an attack in Manchester on Monday.
"Out of solidarity with the victims of the attack in Manchester, Amsterdam Central Station is lit with the Union Jack", the municipality said on twitter.
The Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, will be observing a moment of silence followed by a commemoration for the victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon
Prime Minister Mark Rutte ordered all flags on government buildings to hang at half-mast on Thursday to show support for Belgium following the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. This includes municipal and provincial buildings, as well as Dutch diplomatic representations abroad,
Today more than 1,600 relatives of the victims of the disaster with flight MH17 will gather for a memorial in Amsterdam.
Today, the Netherlands will pay tribute to the 298 people lost in the tragic Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash last Thursday through several tokens of mourning. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has designated this day a national day of mourning.