Saturday, November 17, 2012

President Obama's Official Schedule, Sunday, Nov. 18-Tues, Nov. 20, 2012 - Trip To Asia

Thailand, Burma, Cambodia...
President Obama departs for Asia on Saturday, making his fifth trip to the region since taking office.  He will be accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and aides as he visits Bangkok, Thailand, Rangoon, Burma, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  He is the first stitting US President to visit Burma and Cambodia.  The trip will be Clinton's last foreign trip with the President, according to the White House.  The region is 12 hours ahead of US Eastern Standard time.

On Sunday, President Obama will visit Wat Pho Royal Monastery in Bangkok, Thailand, followed by a Royal Audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej.  Afetr, President Obama will take part in a formal welcome ceremony at Thai Koo Fah Building.  Then President Obama and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand will hold a joint press conference, and in the evening will attend an official dinner together. This press conference will be open press.

On Monday, President Obama will travel to Burma where he will meet with President Thein Sein and Parliament member Aung San Suu Kyi and deliver a speech to encourage Burma’s ongoing democratic transition.  In the evening, the President will travel to Cambodia, where he will attend the East Asia Summit and meet with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

On Tuesday, President Obama will attend the East Asia Summit in Cambodia.

Detailed schedule, Sunday, November 18, 2012

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3:10PM          THE PRESIDENT arrives Bangkok, Thailand
                        Don Mueang International Airport
                        Open Press

3:45PM           THE PRESIDENT visits Wat Pho Royal Monastery
                        Bangkok, Thailand
                        Travel Pool Coverage

5:00PM           THE PRESIDENT receives a Royal Audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Official Photographers and Limited Pool Only

6:00PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives Thai Koo Fah Building and takes part in a formal welcome ceremony
                        Government House, Bangkok, Thailand 
                        Pre-Positioned Pool Press Coverage 

6:10PM           THE PRESIDENT signs a guest book
                        Government House, Bangkok, Thailand 
                        Travel Pool Coverage   

6:15PM           THE PRESIDENT meets with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand 
                        Government House, Bangkok, Thailand 
                        Pool Spray at the Top 

7:10PM           THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra hold a joint press conference          
                        Government House, Bangkok, Thailand 
                        Open Press

8:15PM           THE PRESIDENT attends an official dinner with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand
                        Government House, Bangkok, Thailand 
                        Travel Pool Spray for Toasts  

9:45PM           THE PRESIDENT meets and greets with United States Embassy personnel
                        Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
                        Closed Press   

Schedule for the Week of November 19, 2012

On Monday, the President will travel to Burma where he will meet with President Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi and deliver a speech to encourage Burma’s ongoing democratic transition.  In the evening, the President will travel to Cambodia, where he will attend the East Asia Summit and meet with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

On Tuesday, the President will remain in Cambodia for the East Asia Summit. In the evening, the President will depart Cambodia en route Washington, DC.  He will arrive early on Wednesday morning.

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