President Obama official schedule and guidance, Nov. 17, 2009. State dinner in China

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 16, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009

On Tuesday morning, the President will participate in a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People. The welcome ceremony is pooled press.

The President will hold a bilateral meeting and an expanded bilateral meeting with President Hu Jintao of China in the Great Hall of the People. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of each meeting. Following the meetings, the President and President Hu Jintao of China will deliver joint statements to the press. The statements are open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will tour the Forbidden City. Upon conclusion of the tour, the President will sign the guest book at the Gate of Loyal Obedience. The tour is pooled press.

Later, the President will visit United States Embassy employees and their families in the atrium of the U.S. Embassy. This visit is closed press.

The President will hold a bilateral meeting with Chairman Wu Bangguo. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of the meeting.

In the evening, the President will attend a State Dinner in the Great Hall of the People. There will be a travel pool spray at the top.

Tuesday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: New York Times/Tribune

Travel Photo: New York Times

Magazine Print: TIME

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

CST

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT participates in welcome ceremony.

(8:45PM EST) North Hall

The Great Hall of the People

Open to pre-credentialed media

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and President Hu Jintao of China hold a bilateral meeting.

(9:00PM) South Room of East Hall

Great Hall of the People

Travel Pool Spray at the top

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT and President Hu Jintao of China hold an expanded bilateral meeting.

(9:45PM) Eastern Hall

Great Hall of the People

Travel Pool Spray at the top

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT and President Hu Jintao of China make joint press statements.

(11:15PM EST) Western Hall

Great Hall of the People

Open Press to pre-credentialed media

1:20PM THE PRESIDENT tours the Forbidden City

(12:20AM EST) Forbidden City

Travel Pool Coverage

2:55PM THE PRESIDENT visits United States Embassy employees and their families.

(1:55AM EST) Atrium

United States Embassy

Closed Press

5:55PM THE PRESIDENT and Chairman Wu Bangguo hold a bilateral meeting.

(4:55AM EST) Great Hall of the People

Travel Pool Spray at the top

6:30PM THE PRESIDENT attends State Dinner.

(5:30AM EST) Great Hall of the People

Travel Pool Spray at the top

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