Dutch Foreign Minister in Prague

The Dutch Foreign Minister Jozias van Aartsen is expected to discuss EU expansion, NATO related issues and economic cooperation with Czech top officials on Monday. The Netherlands is one of the Czech Republic's biggest economic partners and has numerous investments in the Czech Republic. The Dutch concern Philips is building what is to be the largest TV factory in Central Europe on Czech territory. The visiting Dutch Foreign Minister will be received by President Havel, and has scheduled meetings with Prime Minister Zeman, the Chairman of the Lower House of Parliament Vaclav Klaus and Foreign Minister Jan Kavan.