Obama guidance, press schedule Aug. 2, 2016. Singapore PM

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DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 1, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore to the White House for an Official Visit with a State Dinner. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed media.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the Oval Office; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a joint press conference with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the East Room. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong at the North Portico.This arrival is open to pre-credentialed media. The President and the First Lady will then take an official photo with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong on the Grand Staircase. The photo is pooled press.

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the East Room. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will each give a toast. The toast remarks during the dinner are pooled press.

Following the dinner, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong in the State Dining Room. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. There will be pooled press coverage of the first song.

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9:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore to the White House; THE VICE PRESIDENT and Dr. Biden also attend

South Lawn

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-Set 7:30AM; Final Gather 8:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 9:50AM – Rose Garden)

11:40AM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a joint press conference

East Room

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 10:40AM; Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:55PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong

North Portico

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 5:30PM; Final Gather 6:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY take an official photo with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong

Grand Staircase

Pooled Press (Gather Time 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:40PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong; THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong each deliver a toast; THE VICE PRESIDENT and Dr. Biden also attend

East Room

Pooled Press for Toasts by President Obama and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (Gather Time 8:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

10:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner Reception with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; THE VICE PRESIDENT and Dr. Biden also attend

State Dining Room

Pooled Press for First Song (Gather Time 9:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

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