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Obama guidance and press schedule, Jan. 24, 25, 2015. To India

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 23, 2015

 

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 2015 AND SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015

 

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will depart the White House en route to Ramstein, Germany on their way to New Delhi, India. The departure from South Lawn is open press and the arrival at Joint Base Andrews will be covered by the travel pool. Their arrival at Ramstein, Air Base where Air Force One will refuel, will also be covered by the travel pool. Following the refuel, the President and the First Lady depart Ramstein, Air Base Germany en route New Delhi, India. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s departure from Ramstein, Germany and the Sunday morning arrival at the Air Force Station Palam in New Delhi, India is open press.

 

On Sunday, the President will participate in an official arrival ceremony with President Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President will then participate in a wreath laying ceremony and tree planting at Raj Ghat in New Delhi, India. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the arrival ceremony and there will be pre-set pool and travel pool coverage of the wreath laying and tree planting.

 

In the afternoon, the President participates in a restricted working lunch with Prime Minister Modi at Hyderabad House. This meeting is closed press. Following, this meeting, the President will participate in a walk and talk with Prime Minister Modi. There will be travel pool coverage of the walk and talk. Afterward, the President will participate in an expanded meeting with Prime Minister Modi. There will be pre-set pool coverage at the top of this meeting. Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver statements with Prime Minister Modi at Hyderabad House. The President’s remarks are open press.

 

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting at the ITC Maurya Hotel is closed press. Following the meet and greet, the President will participate in a courtesy call with President Mukherje at Rashtrapati Bhavan. There will be pre-set pool coverage of this meeting.

 

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend a state dinner at Rashtapati Bhavan. There will be limited travel pool coverage of the dinner. Following the dinner, the President and First Lady will remain overnight in New Dehli.

 

Saturday’s (January 24, 2015)  In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Daily Beast

Radio: AURN

 

Saturday’s (January 24, 2015) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Politico

Radio: NPR

 

Sunday’s (January 25, 2015) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Tribune

 

EST

 

5:00AM          In-Town Pool Call Time

 

6:20AM          THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

                        South Lawn

                        Open Press (Final Gather 6:00AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

 

6:35AM          THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews en route Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 5:00AM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

 

Sunday, January 25, 2015

 

CET

 

7:50PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive in Ramstein, Germany and Air Force One refuels

Ramstein Air Base

Travel Pool Coverage

 

9:50PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Ramstein Air Force Base en route New Dehli, India

Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany

Travel Pool Coverage

 

IST

 

10:00AM        THE PRESIDENT arrives in New Dehli, India

Air Force Station Palam

                        Open Press

 

12:00PM         THE PRESIDENT participates in official arrival ceremony with President Mukherjee

Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, India

Pre-Set Pool and Travel Pool Coverage

 

12:40PM         THE PRESIDENT participates in a wreath laying ceremony and tree planting

Raj Ghat, New Delhi, India

            Travel Pool Coverage

 

1:30PM           THE PRESIDENT participates in a restricted working lunch with Prime Minister Modi

Hyderabad House, New Delhi, India

Closed Press

 

2:45PM           THE PRESIDENT participates in a walk and talk with Prime Minister Modi

Hyderabad House, New Delhi, India

Travel Pool Coverage

 

3:05PM           THE PRESIDENT participates in an expanded meeting with Prime Minister Modi

Hyderabad House, New Delhi, India

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

 

4:10PM           THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Modi deliver statements

Hyderabad House, New Delhi, India

Open Press

 

6:45PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY meet with Embassy personnel and families

ITC Maurya Hotel, New Dehli, India        

Closed Press

 

7:35PM           THE PRESIDENT participates in a courtesy call with President Mukherjee

                        Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, India 

                        Pre-set Pool Spray at the Top

 

7:50PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the state dinner

                        Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, India 

                        Limited Travel Pool Coverage

 

Schedule for the Week of January 26, 2015

 

On Monday, the President will participate in the Indian Republic Day celebration as the Chief Guest; the First Lady will also attend. Following the celebration, the President and the First Lady will attend a reception with President Mukherjee atRashtrapati Bhavan. In the afternoon, the President will participate in a CEO Forum roundtable with Prime Minister Modi. Following the roundtable, the President and Prime Minister Modi will deliver remarks at a U.S.- India Business Summit.

 

On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks at Siri Fort Auditorium and the First Lady will attend. In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will travel to Agra, India to tour the Taj Mahal. Following their tour, the President and First Lady will depart India en route Washington, DC.

 

On Wednesday, in the morning, the President and First Lady will return from New Dehli, India. In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at the Armed Forces farewell in honor of Secretary of Defense Hagel.

 

On Thursday, the President will attend the House Democratic Caucus Retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Vice President will attend on Friday.

 

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

 

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