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Visit of Minister Pronk

In 1991 the Minister of Development Cooperation and of Education announced plans to phase out direct government subsidies to IE institutes. Parliament rejected the idea, but a certain tone had been set and the teeth of the Dutch IE institutes were set on edge. 
(Taken from "60 years of ITC", Nil Disco (2010), p97,98)

That same year Minister Pronk of Development Cooperation paid a visit to ITC.