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25. 6. 2008 9:26

June 26, 2008: Sir Winton To Be Hosted by the Czech Premier

On Thursday, June 26, 2008 Czech Premier Mirek Topolánek will receive Sir Nicholas Winton who will be accompanied by his daughter Barbara Winton with her husband and son.

Before World War II, Nicholas Winton, now 99 years old, saved several hundred predominantly Jewish children by organizing their departure from Prague to Britain. Sir Winton is in the Czech Republic since Tuesday on a three-day visit.

The previously announced photo opportunity (8:40 a.m.) has been moved and will now be part of the press briefing.

9:15 a.m. - press briefing

Journalists are requested to arrive at least 15 minutes before the event.

Venue: Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, nábøeží Edvarda Beneše 4, Prague 1

Press Department of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic

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