Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands
President Obama will host Their Royal Highnesses King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands for a meeting in the Oval Office on June 1, 2015. The King and Queen will on June 1-3 make their first visit to the United States since ascending to the throne. They are scheduled to visit Grand Rapids, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois in addition to Washington, DC. Their visit reinforces the strong and enduring ties between the United States and the Netherlands that reach back more than 400 years. The King and Queen were last hosted at the White House as the Crown Prince and Princess on September 11, 2009.