Following a welcoming ceremony at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, Queen Beatrix accompanied The King and Queen on a visit to the 15th century church, Nieuwe Kerk, in Amsterdam.
On Tuesday afternoon, The King attended the seminar, “Work for all - Challenges and solutions in times of economic crisis", at De Bazel conference centre. The seminar was led by ministers Sven Otto Littorin and Piet Hein Donner.
The Queen paid a visit to Amsterdam's city library, and the exhibition of Swedish children's book illustrators - an exhibition that has been compiled by Illustratörcentrum, with support from the Swedish Institute.
The evening ended with a state banquet given by Queen Beatrix at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague.