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On Thursday 30 June, the Presidents of the Dutch Senate and the House of Representatives will receive the President of the Palistine authority, mr Mahmoud Abbas. After the reception, President Abbas will have a meeting with members of both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Hereafter, President Abbas will deliver a speech and there will be an exchange of opinions with MPs led by the chairman of the committee of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch House of Representatives. This meeting will not be open to the public.

The visit to the Dutch Senate and the House of Representatives by President Abbas is part of a working visit to the Netherlands which will take place from 29 June until 1 July.