French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy will visit Yad Vashem on Thursday, September 8, 2005.
Following are press arrangements for his visit:
11:00: Arrival, tour of Holocaust History Museum - Closed
12:15: Hall of Names - Open
12:30: Wreath-laying ceremony at Hall of Remembrance - Open
12:40: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit to the Children’s Memorial - Open
The Minister will not take questions at Yad Vashem.
Journalists who wish to cover the Minister’s visit are requested to contact the Media Relations Department: 02 644 3410