Thessaloniki mayor announces Israeli president’s visit on January 30

Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris announced on Tuesday that Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin will visit the city on January 30, to honour the Greek Jews who perished in Nazi concentration camps.

Speaking at a meeting of the municipal council, Boutaris said Rivlin will lay a wreath at the Holocaust Monument on Eleftherias square and then visit the area where the new Holocaust Museum will be erected.