Minister of Economic Affairs Maria Van der hoeven of Netherlands

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Van der Hoeven said both Qatar and The Netherlands are large gas producers and common interest may develop like for instance the prospect of Qatar exporting gas via Netherlands to Northern Europe.
between supporters and opponents of the theory of evolution.
Dutch Economics Minister Maria van der Hoeven had been lobbying for collective European financing of a new climate satellite.
Explaining the substantial size of the Dutch contribution to ESA's projects, van der Hoeven said The Hague wanted Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers to participate in a European space mission no later than 2011.
Van der Hoeven said that at Kuipers' next mission, he should be able to stay on board the ISS for six months.
Amsterdam - The European Union (EU) should act together to solve the gas crisis between Russia and Ukraine, Dutch Economic Affairs Minister Maria van der Hoeven said on Thursday.
The EU should mediate between the two countries to solve their ongoing dispute over gas as soon as possible, van der Hoeven said in an interview with Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.
Van der Hoeven is due to visit Algeria this weekend to discuss energy cooperation.
Van der Hoeven said the talks in Algeria would not only focus on requests for Algerian gas.
Maria Van Der Hoeven was speaking to press during an interview on the sidelines of the World Petroleum Congress that ended on Thursday in Madrid, Spain.
Maria Josephina Arnoldina (Maria) van der Hoeven was born in Meerssen on 13 September 1949.
From 1991 to 2002 Ms Van der Hoeven was a member of the House of Representatives of the States General for the Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA.
From 1985 to 1991 Ms Van der Hoeven was a member of the Municipal Council of Maastricht for the Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) and from 1991 to 2002, member of the House of Representatives of the States General.
In the Netherlands, Ministerfor Education Maria van der Hoeven has suggested that debating the merits of the theories of evolution and Intelligent Design might be one way of integrating Muslim students beliefs into the classroom.