June 17th, the Holland National Day was held in the Holland Garden in the international zone of the Beijing Expo 2019.
The day started with a ‘Sustainable Horticulture Chain Management’ Seminar. The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands gave a welcome speech, followed by the keynote speech of the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food quality.
Different speakers from the Netherlands and China emphasized the strong relationship between the Netherlands and China according the horticulture development. Exchanging knowledge between countries is interesting and will help both countries. Water supply, lack of water and new innovations in green house development are themes where China is very interested in.
In the afternoon Niek Roozen explained the ideas about the Holland Garden and an official ceremony took place to celebrate the opening of the Holland Garden.