Obama’s schedule for the week of Nov. 18, 2013

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

On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council’s annual meeting.

On Wednesday, the President will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Vice President and First Lady will also attend. The Medal of Freedom is our Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The Medals will be presented at the White House in a morning ceremony.

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House. On Friday, the President will host King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the White House. The Vice President will also attend. This visit will highlight the long-standing friendship between the United States and Morocco and strengthen our strategic partnership. The President looks forward to discussing a range of issues of mutual interest with King Mohammed VI, including support for Morocco’s democratic and economic reforms. This visit is also an opportunity to increase our cooperation on addressing regional challenges, including countering violent extremism, supporting democratic transitions, and promoting economic development in the Middle East and Africa.

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