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President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 8 January

07 January 2017

President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 8 January 2017 / 10 Tevet 5777

(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson)

 

Sunday, 8 January

Evening - President & First Lady Rivlin will depart on a State Visit to Georgia. During the visit, the President will meet with the Georgian President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the Parliament, and leaders of the Jewish community.

 

Monday, 9 January

08:30 Israel / 10:30 Georgia – President & First Lady Rivlin will be received at an official welcoming ceremony by President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, at the Presidential Palace, during which the Presidents will stand for the national anthems and review a guard of honor. Official coverage only.

 

08:40 Israel / 10:40 Georgia – Presidents Rivlin and Margvelashvili will then hold a working meeting, after which they will deliver media statements. Media should coordinate with the Israeli Embassy Spokesperson at press@Tbilisi.mfa.gov.il. (GPO will provide coverage)

 

10:30 Israel / 12:30 Georgia – President Rivlin will hold a working meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. Official coverage only.

 

15:00 Israel / 17:00 Georgia – President Rivlin will hold a working meeting with Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze. Official coverage only.

 

17:30 Israel / 19:30 Georgia – President & First Lady Rivlin will be guests of honor at a State Dinner in honor of their visit, hosted by President Margvelashvili of Georgia. At the beginning of the evening, both Presidents will deliver opening remarks. Official coverage only.

 

Tuesday, 10 January

11:05 Israel / 13:05 Georgia – President Rivlin will lay a wreath at The Monument of Heroes at Heroes Square. GPO will provide coverage.

 

15:00 Israel / 17:00 Georgia – President Rivlin will meet with members of the Jewish community in Georgia. Media should coordinate with the Israeli Embassy Spokesperson at press@Tbilisi.mfa.gov.il. (GPO will provide coverage)

 

Later – President & First Lady Rivlin will return to Israel.

 

Wednesday, 11 January 

12:30 – President Rivlin will meet at his residence the participants of the Ramon Award for Excellence and Leadership program, in the memory of Ilan and Asaf Ramon. The participants will take part on the programs relating to the President’s ‘Israeli Hope’ initiative, aimed at building shared hope and understanding across the different communities in Israel. The meeting will be open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later the 11:45. Please RSVP with Jason@president.gov.il.

 

Thursday, 12 January

10:00 – President Rivlin will hold a working meeting at his residence with President of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma. Photo-op only at the beginning of the meeting will be open to the media, (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later the 09:12. Please RSVP with Jason@president.gov.il.