First, the GPO is a two-way conduit for information: It sends daily statements and updates about the schedules of the President and the Prime Minister, and statements about events, conferences, tours and various administrative matters. Every journalist may join the GPO's distribution list. In the other direction, the GPO is open to questions and requests for information by journalists, including assistance with various government offices. The GPO holds tours and briefings including for the foreign press. The GPO assists foreign correspondents and members of their families in obtaining work visas and permits to stay in Israel. The GPO assists in easing entry into, and departure from, Israel at Ben-Gurion International Airport in those problematic cases that require our intervention. The GPO collects stories about Israel in the global media and distributes them, in a daily update, to government offices (LINK to GPO website). The GPO distributes daily summary of headlines and op-eds from the Hebrew press to foreign journalists stationed in Israel.