Former Dutch prime minister, Wim Kok, dies at 80

Former Dutch prime minister, Wim Kok, dies at 80

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Wim Kok, Dutch prime minister from 1994 to 2002, died on Saturday of heart failure, his Labour Party said in a statement.

Kok, who was 80, oversaw a period of strong economic growth in the Netherlands, leading three centrist coalitions.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Adrian Croft)

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Updated Date: Oct 21, 2018 00:05 AM

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