Schedule for the Week of May 20, 2013
On Monday, the President will welcome His Excellency President Thein Sein of Myanmar to the White House. Since President Obama’s historic trip to Rangoon last November, the United States has continued to advocate for continued progress on reform by President Thein Sein’s government, in close cooperation with Aung San Suu Kyi, civil society leaders, and the international community. The President looks forward to discussing with President Thein Sein the many remaining challenges to efforts to develop democracy, address communal and ethnic tensions, and bring economic opportunity to the people of his country, and to exploring how the United States can help.
On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House, and in the evening, as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, the President and the First Lady will host a concert honoring singer-songwriter Carole King, who will be awarded the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Friday, the President will travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy.