23 July 2013
The Foreign Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, July 24, 2013.
The Foreign Minister will visit the Holocaust History Museum, participate in a Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, pay tribute to Japanese Righteous Among the Nations Chiune Sempo Sugihara at the tree planted in his honor, visit the Children’s Memorial and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book.
There will be photo-ops in the Hall of Names, Hall of Remembrance, the Sugihara tree and the signing of the Guest Book.
Media who are interested in covering the visit should arrive in the Hall of Names by 14:45, with valid GPO card, and RSVP to the Media Relations Department: 02 644 3410, firstname.lastname@example.org.