31 January 2010
The Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, February 1, 2010. He will visit the Holocaust History Museum, including the Hall of Names, participate in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, visit the Children’s Memorial, and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book.
Prime Minister Berlusconi will be accompanied by Israeli Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, and seven ministers of the Italian Government.
All TV and Stills coverage of the visit is by FPA POOL.
The POOL must arrive at Yad Vashem by 15:00 for security checks.
Foreign Press Stills: EPA + Bloomberg
Foreign Press TV: RAI
Israeli Press Stills: Flash 90
Israeli Press TV: Channel 10
Israeli Press Radio: Israel Radio + Galei Zahal
Print journalists ONLY: Only the Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance and the signing of the Guest Book are open. Print journalists who wish to cover the Prime Minister’s visit must arrive at Yad Vashem by 15:15, with a valid GPO card, for security checks, and register with Yad Vashem at 02 644 3410 .