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Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

14 October 2009

The Prime Minister of Spain, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, October 15, 2009. He will be accompanied by Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos, Israeli Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, and President of the Spanish Society for Yad Vashem, Isaac Querub.

Following are media arrangements for his visit:

10:30: Arrival and tour of the Holocaust History Museum: CLOSED
11:00: Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum, Photo -Op: POOL
11:10: Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance - OPEN
11:20: Childrens Memorial: CLOSED to Cameras
11:25: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Childrens Memorial: OPEN

POOL:
Foreign Press Stills: EPA
Foreign Press TV: APTN

Media who wish to cover the Prime Ministers visit must coordinate with the Media Relations Department: 02 644 3410/1, and arrive in the Hall of Remembrance by 10:15.

Information about the Hall of Names is available here.
For information about the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem click here.