Today Australia and the Netherlands signed a Letter of Intent that enhances our partnership to improve water management in international development programs.

This follows increased Australian-Netherlands cooperation on water over the past year through Prime Ministers of both countries being members of the World Bank-United Nations High Level Panel on Water (HLPW).

Minister Fierravanti-Wells stated that, “Water is central to human development globally. Our strong partnership with the Netherlands supports health, economic resilience, and environmental sustainability in developing nations.”

The signing is part of Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, HE Lilianne Ploumen, Trade Mission to Australia for the State visit of their Majesties the King and Queen of the Netherlands.

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