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Polish Prime Minister at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Prime Minister to present medal to Yad Vashem Chairman

9 April 2008

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, April 10, 2008. The Prime Minister will present Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev with the gold Medal for Merit to Culture (“Gloria Artis”) in recognition of his contribution to the preservation of memory of the Holocaust. The medal, awarded in three classes, gold, silver and bronze, has been conferred since 1991 to both Polish and foreign nationals who are active in the field of Polish culture and arts.

Following are media arrangement for the visit:

09:20: Tour of Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED to Cameras

10:00: Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum: PHOTO-OP: POOL

10:20: Wreath-laying ceremony at Hall of Remembrance - OPEN

10:30: Children’s Memorial - CLOSED to Cameras

10:35: Signing of the Guest Book & presentation of medal to Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, Korczak Square - OPEN

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Foreign Press Stills: EPA

Israeli Press Stills: Yediot Achronot