Queen Máxima & King Willem-Alexander's Daughter Princess Amalia Sits In On The Council Of State 1 Day After Her 18th Birthday — Photos
Taking on some royal duties! Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander's daughter Princess Amalia sat in on The Council of State on Wednesday, December 8.
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The blonde beauty, 18, was photographed alongside her parents.
Scroll through the photos below to see her in action!
The princess, who donned a patterned dress, looked like she was listening to what her father had to say.
"The Princess of Orange gives a short speech during the extraordinary meeting of the Council of State. She is introduced by the King, President of the Council of State. She is also a member of the Advisory Division," a caption read.
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"The Princess of Orange is introduced into the Council of State by the King, President of the Council of State. The extraordinary meeting will take place in the Ballroom of Kneuterdijk Palace in The Hague. The Princess of Orange, the chairperson and the vice-president will give a short speech during the extraordinary meeting," another message read. "As the intended heir to the throne, the Princess of Orange will have a 'by right' seat on the Council of State and in the Advisory Division from her eighteenth birthday. This is regulated in the Constitution. In this way she can prepare for her future task as Queen by, among other things, acquiring the necessary knowledge of legislation and constitutional law."
In June, the royal announced that she would be giving up her allowance until she took on royal duties.
"On 7 December 2021 I will be 18 and, according to the law, receive an allowance," she wrote in a hand-written letter to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday, June 11. "I find that uncomfortable as long as I do not do anything for it in return, and while other students have a much tougher time of it, particularly in this period of coronavirus."