In 2014, Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) created history and traversed the path from two MPs in 1984 to 282 MPs in 2014, rising as the first political party that received the decisive majority mandate from the Indian voters. With massive public support and no reliable alternative in sight, BJP’s popularity is at its zenith, looking absolutely invincible and its victory march is on. BJP government has completed 3 years in office.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 16th and current Prime Minister of India and took office in May 2014. Narendra Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which is the biggest political party in the world.
OFBJP is proud to inform that The Netherlands and India Friendship goes back to more than 400 years. India and the Netherlands celebrates 70+ years of diplomatic relations, ties between the two countries have become multifaceted and encompass cooperation in various areas. The friendship between the two countries is on a rise. The recent visits are as follows:
2014: Her Majesty Queen Maxima visited India
2015: Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte visited India
May 2017 : Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bert Koenders
June 2017: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited The Netherland
August 2017: Minister of Food Processing Minister Ms. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
22 May to 24 May 2018: Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte visited India
28 May to 30 May 2018: Her Majesty Queen Maxima visited India in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for for Inclusive Finance for Development
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits The Netherlands on June 27, 2017
OFBJP Family thanks his Majesty King Willem-Alexander and her Majesty Queen Máxima who accepted the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind and visited India in October 2018. This visit was special as it was King Willem-Alexander’s first state visit to India, following his ascension to the throne in 2013. The trip will take place from 14 to 18 October 2019. The Royal Family visited New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kerala. The cooperation between India and the European Union and the Netherlands is strategically important, India’s economic potential provides opportunities for closer cooperation in fields such as climate, agriculture and healthcare. There is also a sizeable Indian diaspora community in the Netherlands, the second biggest in the EU. The King and Queen were accompanied on their visit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok. The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, the Minister for Healthcare, Bruno Bruins, and the State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Mona Keijzer, will head a broad parallel trade mission to India to capitalise on the potential for economic partnership.The Netherlands has also been invited by India to be partner country for the 25th Technology Summit in New Delhi.