Obama guidance, press schedule May 21, 22, 2016. Japan, Viet Nam

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Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 20, 2016

 

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016 AND SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016

 

On Saturday afternoon, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Joint Base Elmendorf, Anchorage, Alaska on his way to Hanoi, Vietnam. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Joint Base Andrews will be covered by the travel pool.

 

Later in the afternoon, the President will arrive at Joint Base Elmendorf, where Air Force One will refuel.

On Sunday evening, the President will arrive in Yokota Air Force Base, Fussa, Japan, where Air Force One will refuel.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Politico

Radio: AP

Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Tribune

 

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Tribune

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

 

EDT

 

10:30AM        In-Town Pool Call Time

 

12:55PM         THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

                        South Lawn

                        Open Press (Final Gather 12:35PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

 

1:10PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Joint Base Elmendorf

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Out-of-Town Pool Call Time 11:30AM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

 

AKDT

 

4:35PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives in Joint Base Elmendorf and Air Force One refuels

Joint Base Elmendorf, Anchorage, Alaska

Travel Pool Coverage

 

6:35PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Elmendorf en route Yokota Air Force Base, Japan

Joint Base Elmendorf, Anchorage, Alaska

Travel Pool Coverage

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

 

JST

 

6:50PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives in Yokota Air Force Base, Japan and Air Force One refuels

Yokota Air Force Base, Fussa, Japan

Travel Pool Coverage

 

8:50PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Yokota Air Force Base, Japan en route Hanoi, Vietnam

Yokota Air Force Base, Fussa, Japan

Travel Pool Coverage

 

Schedule for the Week of May 23, 2016

 

On Monday, in the morning, the President will arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam. While in Hanoi, the President will participate in an arrival ceremony and take an official photo with President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam at the Presidential Palace. Afterward, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Quang. Following this meeting, the President will meet with the chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.  Afterward, the President will participate in a press conference with President Quang and attend the state luncheon.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam. In the evening, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of the Communist Party of Vietnam. The President will remain overnight in Hanoi.

On Tuesday, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society. In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks on U.S.-Vietnam relations at the National Convention Center. Following his remarks, the President will depart Hanoi en route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

While in Ho Chi Minh City, the President will tour the Jade Pagoda. Following this visit, he will tour the DreamPlex Coworking Space and deliver remarks at an event focused on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the Vietnamese people. The President will remain overnight in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with U.S. consulate staff and family members. Afterward, the President will participate in a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) town hall. In the afternoon, the President will depart Vietnam en route Ise-Shima, Japan, where he will remain overnight.

 

On Thursday, the President will visit the Ise-Jingu Shrine.  In the afternoon, the President will attend meetings at the G-7 summit.

On Friday, the President will attend a G-7 meetings on energy, climate and the prosperity of Asia. In the afternoon, the President will participate in a family photo with outreach guests and attend a working lunch on development issues.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Tokoname en route Hiroshima, Japan. While in Hiroshima, the President will deliver remarks and participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. The President will also meet with service members at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakune, Japan. In the evening, the President will depart Hiroshima, Japan en route Washington, DC.

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