President Obama guidance and press schedule June 29, 30, 2013. South Africa

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SHARE President Obama guidance and press schedule June 29, 30, 2013. South Africa

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 28, 2013

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013 AND SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

On Saturday morning, the President and the First Lady will visit the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa for an official arrival ceremony. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the arrival.

After the official arrival ceremony, the President will hold a restricted bilateral meeting followed by an expanded bilateral meeting with President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa at the Union Building. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the restricted bilateral meeting and the expanded bilateral meeting will be closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a joint press conference with President Zuma at the Union Building. The joint press conference will be open press.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a Young African Leaders Initiative Town hall at the University of Johannesburg – Soweto. The President’s town hall will be open press.

Later, the President will meet with African Union Chairwoman Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the Radisson Blu Sandton Hotel. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend an official dinner with President Zuma at the Union Building. There will be travel pool coverage of the toasts only.

The President and First Family will remain overnight in Johannesburg, South Africa.

On Sunday morning, the First Family will depart Johannesburg, South Africa en route Cape Town, South Africa. The departure from Air Force Base Waterkloof and the arrival at Cape Town International Airport are open press.

In the afternoon, the First Family will visit Robben Island. There will be travel pool coverage of the First Family’s visit.

Later in the afternoon, the President will visit the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre where he will participate in a tour with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s tour.

Afterwards, the President will deliver remarks at the University of Cape Town. The President’s remarks are open press.

In the evening, the President will participate in an Embassy meet and greet. This meet and greet at the Table Bay Hotel is closed press.

The First Family will remain overnight in Cape Town, South Africa.

Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Washington Post

Radio: NPR

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: AFP

Radio: FOX Radio

Saturday, June 29, 2013

SAST

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in an official arrival ceremony

Union Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a restricted bilateral meeting with President Zuma

Union Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Travel Pool Spray at the Bottom

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT holds an expanded bilateral meeting with President Zuma

Union Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Closed Press

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds a joint press conference with President Zuma

Union Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Open Press

3:35PM THE PRESIDENT takes part in a Young African Leaders Initiative Town Hall

University of Johannesburg – Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

Open Press

5:55PM THE PRESIDENT meets with African Union Chairwoman Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Radisson Blu Sandton Hotel, Sandton, South Africa

Travel Pool Spray at the Bottom

8:05PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend an official state dinner with President Zuma

Union Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Travel Pool Spray for Toasts Only

Sunday, June 30, 2013

SAST

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST FAMILY depart Johannesburg, South Africa

Air Force Base Waterkloof

Open Press

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST FAMILY arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town International Airport

Open Press

2:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST FAMILY tour Robben Island

Robben Island

Travel Pool Coverage

4:20PM THE PRESIDENT tours the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre with Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Travel Pool Coverage

6:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Open Press

Schedule for the Week of July 1, 2013

On Monday the President and the First Family will travel to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, where they will be hosted by President Jakaya Kikwete and First Lady Salma Kikwete. The President will participate in a CEO roundtable and will attend a formal state dinner in the evening. The President and the First Family will remain overnight in Tanzania.

On Tuesday morning, the President will attend a meet and greet with U.S. Embassy personnel. The President will then participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the 1998 Embassy Bombing Memorial. Later that morning, the President will witness a “Soccket” Ball demonstration at the Ubungo Plaza – Symbion Power Plant. Following the demonstration, the President will tour the plant and deliver remarks. In the afternoon, the President and the First Family will depart Tanzania en route Washington, DC.

On Wednesday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Thursday, the President and the First Lady will celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn. Staff and their families from throughout the Administration will also attend this event for the concert and fireworks viewing.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the President and First Family will be at Camp David. On Sunday, the President and First Family will return to Washington, DC.

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