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Incoming prime minister Lapid to meet Herzog, visit Yad Vashem

President Isaac Herzog (R) and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on July 18, 2021. (Mark Neyman/GPO)
President Isaac Herzog (R) and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on July 18, 2021. (Mark Neyman/GPO)

Incoming premier Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will meet with President Isaac Herzog later today, before officially entering the role of prime minister at midnight, according to a schedule published by his office.

First, Lapid will head to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, then hold a “small ceremony” at the Prime Minister’s Office, before a one-on-one meeting with outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

Later, Lapid and his wife Lihi will meet with Herzog and his wife Michal at the President’s Residence, his office says.

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