Ambassador Hoekstra and Mrs. Diane Hoekstra traveled to Zeeland on April 2 and 3 for an official visit to the province. They were greeted by King’s Commissioner Han Polman.
Ambassador Hoekstra then gave the Roosevelt Lecture at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, followed by a dinner with students from University College Roosevelt and Ostrea Lyceum in Goes.
On the second day he attended a business fair, learning all about American companies doing business in the Netherlands and Dutch companies doing business in the United States and all over the world. He also visited local businesses Damen Shipbuilders and Wiskerke Onions.