Eberhard van der Laan, Mayor of Amsterdam, died at the age of 62

–> Update: Eberhard van der Laan died at October, 5 2017. A new mayor will bw choosen soon.

On Wednesday, 7 July 2010, in a ceremony at City Hall, Eberhard van der Laan was sworn in as Mayor of Amsterdam.

Former Housing and Integration Minister Eberhard van der Laan (55) was selected as the final candidate by Amsterdam City Council.
He was officially sworn in on 7 July 2010.

Van der Laan signed the papers together with Commissioner to the Queen Johan Remkes.
Deputy Mayor (and interim mayor until 7 July) Lodewijk Asscher then hung the Chain of Office on the new mayor.

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Press Office Amsterdam City Hall

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