The Netherlands Embassy and Consulates, United States

Dijsselbloem, Ploumen and Knot to Attend IMF/World Bank fall meetings

(Washington, D.C.) — Dutch Minister of Finance and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister Lilianne Ploumen, and Klaas Knot, President of the De Nederlandsche Bank (the Dutch Central Bank), will visit Washington, D.C., October 7-9 to attend the annual IMF and World Bank fall meetings.

Press Program:

Friday, October 7
Minister Dijsselbloem will hold a press moment with Dutch media at 3:45 pm in the IMF HQ2.03B.888.
Klaas Knot will hold a press moment with Dutch media (time/location TBD).

Saturday, October 8
Minister Ploumen will meet with Dutch media at 5 p.m. at the World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W. Dutch media should assemble at the corner of H and 18th Streets at 4:45 pm to be escorted into the building.
Klaas Knot will meet with Dutch media (time/location TBD).

Media should RSVP to by 3 p.m. Thursday, October 6, to attend any press moment.

The spokespersons for the members of the Dutch delegation are:
Coen Gelinck,, for Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem
Herman van Gelderen,, for Minister Lilianne Ploumen
Ben Feiertag,, for DNB President Klaas Knot.

**All media must have credentials from the IMF/World Bank fall meetings to attend the fall meetings.  Journalists can complete an online request for press accreditation at: The deadline for press registration is October 8, 2016. **