List of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

  • minister of foreign affairs of the netherlands
    minister van buitenlandse zaken
    ministerie van buitenlandse zaken logo.jpg
    ministry of foreign affairs
    flag of the netherlands.svg
    flag of the kingdom of the netherlands
    minister of foreign affairs stef blok
    incumbent
    stef blok

    since 7 march 2018
    ministry of foreign affairs
    stylehis/her excellency
    member ofcouncil of ministers
    appointermark rutte
    as prime minister
    formation9 march 1798; 222 years ago (1798-03-09)
    first holder willem berend buys
    (as secretary for foreign affairs)
    deputysigrid kaag
    as minister for foreign trade
    and development cooperation
    salary157,287 (as of 2017)
    (including minister of foreign affairs
    netherlands
    azure, billetty or a lion with a coronet or armed and langued gules holding in his dexter paw a sword argent hilted or and in the sinister paw seven arrows argent pointed and bound together or. [the seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the union of utrecht.] the shield is crowned with the (dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions or armed and langued gules. they stand on a scroll azure with the text (or) "je maintiendrai" (french for "i will maintain".)
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    the minister of foreign affairs (dutch: minister van buitenlandse zaken) is the head of the ministry of foreign affairs and a member of the cabinet of the netherlands. the current minister of foreign affairs is stef blok of the people's party for freedom and democracy, who has been in office since 7 march 2018.[1][2][3][4]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken Logo.jpg
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Flag of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok
Incumbent
Stef Blok

since 7 March 2018
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
StyleHis/Her Excellency
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
AppointerMark Rutte
as Prime Minister
Formation9 March 1798; 222 years ago (1798-03-09)
First holder Willem Berend Buys
(as Secretary for Foreign Affairs)
DeputySigrid Kaag
as Minister for Foreign Trade
and Development Cooperation
Salary157,287 (As of 2017)
(including Minister of Foreign Affairs
Azure, billetty Or a lion with a coronet Or armed and langued Gules holding in his dexter paw a sword Argent hilted Or and in the sinister paw seven arrows Argent pointed and bound together Or. [The seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the Union of Utrecht.] The shield is crowned with the (Dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions Or armed and langued gules. They stand on a scroll Azure with the text (Or) "Je Maintiendrai" (French for "I will maintain".)
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Netherlands

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Dutch: Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken) is the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a member of the Cabinet of the Netherlands. The current Minister of Foreign Affairs is Stef Blok of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, who has been in office since 7 March 2018.[1][2][3][4]