Obama guidance, press schedule May 24, 2016. Ho Chi Minh City

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam on Monday. The president is on a weeklong trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation. | Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 23, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

In the morning, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society. There will be a travel pool spray the bottom of this meeting. In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at the National Convention Center. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

Following his remarks the President will depart Hanoi en route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The President’s departure at the Noibai International Airport and arrival at the Tan Son Nhat Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Ho Chi Minh City, the President will tour the Jade Pagoda. There will be travel pool coverage of this tour.

In the evening, the President will tour the DreamPlex Coworking Space and deliver remarks at an event focused on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the Vietnamese people. There will be travel pool coverage of the tour and pooled press coverage of the President’s remarks.

The President will remain overnight in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Post

ICT

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Embassy meet and greet

JW Marriott, Hanoi, Vietnam

Closed Press

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT meets with members Civil Society

JW Marriott, Hanoi, Vietnam

Travel Pool Spray at the Bottom

11:55AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

National Convention Center, Hanoi, Vietnam

Open to pre-credentialed media

1:55PM THE PRESIDENT departs Hanoi en route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Noibai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

3:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tan Son Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

4:20PM THE PRESIDENT tours the Jade Pagoda

Jade Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Travel Pool Coverage

5:15PM THE PRESIDENT tours DreamPlex

DreamPlex Coworking Space, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Travel Pool Coverage

5:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

DreamPlex Coworking Space, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Pooled Press

Briefing Schedule

7:00PM Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes

Park Hyatt , Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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