Rivlin to visit Australia

February 18, 2016 by Henry Benjamin
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The Jerusalem Post has reported that Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin will visit Australia next month.

President Reuven Rivlin Photo: Henry BEnjamin

President Reuven Rivlin Photo: Henry Benjamin

The paper reported that President Rivlin will make a state visit to Australia following a visit to Hong Kong.

According to the Jerusalem Post President Rivlin will meet Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other political figures.

President Rivlin will leave Israel on March 13 returning on March  22.

J-Wire understands he will spend Shabbat in Sydney before flying home.

The Israeli Embassy in Canberra declined to comment.

A spokesman in the president’s media office told J-Wire: “We issued an advisory for journalists who may wish to travel with the delegation.”