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Japanese Prime Minister at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

11 July 2006

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, July 12, 2006. Following are press arrangements for his visit:

8:30: Arrival, tour of Holocaust History Museum: CLOSED to Cameras

9:00: Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum: Photo-Op: POOL

9:20: Wreath-laying ceremony, Hall of Remembrance: OPEN

9:30: Visit to the Sugihara Tree (Japanese Righteous Among Nations): POOL

9:40 Children’s Memorial: CLOSED to Cameras

9:45: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from Children's Memorial: OPEN

Pool arrangements are as follows:

Foreign Press Stills: AFP; EPA

Israeli Press Stills: Flash 90