H.E. Ambassador Gilles Beschoor Plug hosted a reception for the Dutch Business Community in Serbia and other economic partners from Serbian institutions, academics and partner embassies.
In his speech, Ambassador Beschoor Plug underlined that he was looking forward to his time in Serbia and is enthousiastic about working toward further strengthening the bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Serbia in the coming period.
He highlighted that the economic relationship between Serbia and the Netherlands lies at the core of the bilateral relations between the two countries and said that he is particularly proud that Dutch companies and products are already part of the economic heartbeat of the country, and of the daily lives of Serbian citizens.
Dutch companies in Serbia employ over 15.000 people, and are present across sectors including shipbuilding, IT, consumer goods, consulting, public lighting, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, renewable energy and more.