23 November 2011
The Prime Minister of Romania, Emil Boc, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, November 24, 2011. Eight government ministers will accompany him.
During the course of the visit to Israel, the governments of Romania and Israel will sign an agreement promoting Holocaust education in Romania, including through teacher training seminars at Yad Vashem.
While at Yad Vashem, the Prime Minister will tour the Holocaust History Museum, participate in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance and visit the Children's Memorial.
Media arrangements for the visit:
Arrival and tour of the Holocaust History Museum - Closed to cameras
Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum - PHOTO - OP: OPEN
Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance: OPEN
Children’s Memorial: Closed to Cameras
Signing of the Guest Book: OPEN
Media who are interested in covering the visit must arrive at the Hall of Names by 9:00 a.m. with a valid GPO card, for security checks. Media who with to cover the event are requested to RSVP with the Media Relations Dept: 02 644 3410 /