Today (Wednesday) President Shimon Peres welcomed senior leaders of the Association of German Magazine Publishers (Verband Deutscher Zietschriftenverlger), at his Jerusalem residence. The Association represents about 400 publishers, and over 3,000 titles.
The delegation includes 12 representatives, including some of Germany’s leading media outlets. During the meeting, the representatives are to have presented President Peres with the Golden Victoria Lifetime Achievement Award.
In past years the award has been presented to former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrcih Genscher (2012), Henry Kissinger (2011), and the current German President, Joachim Gauck.