Minister of Defence

The Minister of Defence is a member of the Cabinet and as such is ultimately accountable for the overall Defence policy, as well as for its implementation. Defence policy is part of the national security policy of the Netherlands. Ank Bijleveld-Schouten was appointed Minister of Defence on 26 October 2017.

Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld.

Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld.

More information about the Minister of Defence is available on government.nl.