WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama on Monday will host a ceremony to welcome new ambassadors to the United States fromCabo Verde, Sri Lanka, Armenia, Guinea and Somalia. Tonight, the president hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan.
Below, from the White House….
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
Afterward, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:
His Excellency Jose Luis Fialho Rocha, Ambassador of the Republic of Cabo Verde
His Excellency Prasad Kariyawasam, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
His Excellency Tigran Sargsyan, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia
His Excellency Mamady Conde, Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea
His Excellency Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the evening, the President will host an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room. There will be pooled press coverage of the President’s remarks.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch
Private Dining Room
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony
3:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
8:55PM THE PRESIDENT hosts an Iftar dinner
State Dining Room
Pooled Press (Final Gather 8:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest