Dr. Arrindell says she looks forward to closer cooperation among Kingdom partners
The bilateral Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in France, His Excellency Hugo Siblesz and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to UNESCO, His Excellency Robert Zeldenrust held a reception in honor of the St. Martin and Curacao delegations to the 36th General Conference of the world body Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the official residence of the bilateral envoy in Paris.
St. Martin’s education minister, Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, and her counterpart from Curacao, Mr. Lionel Jansen were the special guests. Dr. Arrindell, in her brief remarks, thanked both ambassadors for their hospitality and the assistance and support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in securing St. Martin’s associate membership in UNESCO, a historic event which she described as the first step in a long journey.
Dr. Arrindell further added that she looked forward to closer cooperation among the partners in the Kingdom in several other areas in which they could come to one another’s assistance and offer meaningful support.