The Prince of Wales to Visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will attend the World Holocaust Forum at the invitation of Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin on 23 January 2020. Whilst in Israel, HRH will undertake a number of engagements on behalf of the British Government.

The World Holocaust Forum will be held at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, and will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

At the invitation of Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, The Prince will also visit the Occupied Palestinian Territories where HRH will also undertake engagements on behalf of the British Government.

NOTES FOR EDITORS

The Prince of Wales has previously visited Jerusalem twice, once in 2016 and once in 1995 on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen to attend the funeral of President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin respectively. This visit will be the first time that The Prince has undertaken a programme of engagements in Israel or the Occupied Palestinian Territories.