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: Children’s Memorial: CLOSED to Cameras
11:25: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial: OPEN
Foreign Press Stills: EPA
Foreign Press TV: APTN
Media who wish to cover the Prime Minister’s visit must coordinate with the Media Relations Department: 02 644 3410/1, and arrive in the Hall of Remembrance by 10:15.