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President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 15 January

14 January 2017

President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 15 January 2017 / 17 Tevet 5777

(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson) 

 

Monday, 16 January

12:00 – President Rivlin will receive at his residence the Israel National Council for the Child “Children in Israel 2016” statistical review, presented by the council’s director, Vered Windman. Open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later than 11:15. Please RSVP with jason@president.gov.il.

 

18:00 – President Rivlin will attend a special plenary session of the Knesset in memory of Israel’s Ninth President, Shimon Peres. Speaking at the session will be Prime Minister Netanyahu, Speaker of the Knesset Edelstein, and Leader of the Opposition Herzog. Journalists wishing to attend must coordinate with the Knesset Events Dept. at 02-6753441.

 

Tuesday, 17 January – State Visit of the President of Poland

09:30 - President Reuven Rivlin will host at the President’s Residence, an official welcome ceremony for President of Poland H.E. Andrzej Duda, who will be making an official visit to Israel. The Presidents will stand for the national anthems, before going on to review a guard of honor, and deliver brief public statements. They will then hold a working meeting during which they will discuss the strengthening of bilateral ties between the two countries. 

 

The ceremony and public statements will be open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later than 08:30. Journalists must RSVP to jason@president.gov.il

 

Please note a photo-op at the beginning of the working meeting will be official coverage only.

 

19:00 – President & First Lady Rivlin will host, at the President’s Residence, a state dinner in honor of the visit of the President and First Lady of Poland. Both Presidents will deliver addresses at the beginning of the evening. Official coverage only.

 

Thursday, 19 January

11:45 – President Rivlin will address a meeting at his residence of 200 representatives of more than 50 student union bodies in Israel. The meeting will take place in the framework of a seminar held by the National Union of Israeli Students following a resolution taken by the organization to promote partnership between the ‘four tribes’ of Israel as defined by the President’s ‘Israeli Hope’ initiative, and as part of the project’s programs in the field of academia. Open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later than 11:00. Please RSVP with jason@president.gov.il.