By Jueseppi B.
President Obama’s Schedule || Friday, April 25, 2014
9:05 am JST || Meets and greets with Embassy personnel; Okura Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
9:30 am || Bids farewell to the Emperor and Empress of Japan; Okura Hotel.
10:30 am || Departs Tokyo.
12:30 pm KST || Arrives Seoul, South Korea.
1:25 pm || Participates in a naturalization ceremony; National War Memorial, Seoul.
1:40 pm || Participates in a wreath laying ceremony; National War Memorial.
2:10 pm || Tours the Gyeongbok Palace; Gyeongbok Palace, Seoul.
4:30 pm || Holds a bilateral meeting with President Park; Blue House.
5:30 pm || Delivers brief remarks with President Park on the return of cultural artifacts; Blue House.
5:50 pm || Holds a joint press conference with President Park; Blue House.
7:20 pm || Participates in a working dinner with President Park; Blue House.
President Obama Holds a Joint Press Conference with President Park
On Board with President Obama in Japan
Published on Apr 24, 2014
Today in Tokyo, the President traveled to the Imperial Palace and was received by the Emperor and Empress of Japan, held a press conference with Prime Minister Abe, visited students and robots at Miraikan Science and Youth Expo and saw Meiji shrine where he was shown a traditional archery demonstration –http://www.whitehouse.gov/asia-trip-s…
President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with President Abe of Japan
Published on Apr 24, 2014
President Obama and President Abe of Japan make a joint statement to the media before their bilateral meeting at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan. April 24, 2014.
President Obama Offers a Toast at the Japanese State Dinner
Published on Apr 24, 2014
In his toast at a state dinner held in his honor in Tokyo, President Obama says that Japan and American share an “alliance that will never be broken.” April 24, 2014.
Statements and Releases - April 25, 2014
U.S.-Japan Joint Statement: The United States and Japan: Shaping the Future of the Asia-Pacific and Beyond
The President’s Trip to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines
April 22 to April 29
President Obama’s fifth trip to Asia during his time in office will underscore a continued focus on the Asia-Pacific region and commitment to his vision of rebalancing to the world’s largest emerging region. The President’s visit to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines will focus on our major priorities in the region: modernizing our alliances; supporting democratic development; advancing the Trans-Pacific Partnership and commercial ties; investing in regional institutions; and deepening cultural and people-to-people ties.
Friday, April 25, 2014
- In the morning, President Obama greets members of the U.S. Embassy in Japan
- Later that morning, the President bids farewell to the Emperor Akihito of Japan
- In the afternoon, President Obama travels to Seoul, Republic of Korea
- The President visits the National War Memorial and participates in a wreath-laying ceremony
- Later, the President visits Gyengbok Palace
- President Obama meets with President Park at the Blue House
Saturday, April 26, 2014
- In the morning, President Obama participates in a roundtable meeting with business leaders to discuss trade policy
- Later, the President participates in a Combined Forces Command Briefing at Yongsan Garrison and delivers remarks
- In the afternoon, the President travels to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- President Obama participates in an arrival ceremony in Parliament Square
- Later that evening, the President attends a State Dinner and delivers remarks at Istana Negara
Sunday, April 27, 2014
- In the morning, President Obama greets members of the U.S. Embassy in Malaysia
- Later, the President visits the National Mosque of Malaysia
- President Obama meets with Prime Minister Najib Razak at Perdana Putra
- In the afternoon, President Obama attends a working lunch with Prime Minister Najib Razak
- The President delivers remarks at the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Center
- Later, the President participates in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall at the University of Malaysia
Monday, April 28, 2014
- The President travels to Manila, Philippines, and participates in an arrival ceremony at Malacanang Palace
- Later that afternoon, President Obama meets with President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines
- President Obama participates in a joint press conference with President Aquino
- The President greets members of the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
- Later that evening, the President attends a State Dinner with President Aquino at Malacanang Palace
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
- In the morning, President Obama delivers remarks at Fort Bonafacio
- Later that morning, the President participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Manila American Cemetery
- The President travels back to Washington, D.C.
On Friday morning, the President will meet with employees and family members of the U.S. Embassy to Japan. He will then travel to the Republic of Korea. In the afternoon, the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial to honor fallen soldiers. Following the ceremony, he will tour the Gyeongbok Palace. Later in the afternoon, the President will visit the Blue House to participate in a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Park of the Republic of Korea . In the evening the President will join President Park for a working dinner and remain overnight in Seoul, South Korea.
On Saturday morning, the President will participate in a round table meeting with business leaders to discuss trade policy. Following the round table, the President will travel to Yongsan Garrison. Here, he will be briefed by U.S.-ROK Combined Forces Command officers and deliver remarks and visit with troops and their families to thank them for their extraordinary service to our nation. In the afternoon, the President will travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the evening, he will join King Abdul Halim and Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia for the State dinner at the Istana Negara Palace. The President will remain overnight in Malaysia.
On Sunday, the President will visit the National Mosque of Malaysia. Following his visit, he will participate in a bilateral meeting and working lunch followed by a joint press conference with Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia at the Prime Minister’s Office. In the afternoon, the President and Prime Minister will take part in an event at the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Center. In the evening, the President will travel to Malaya University to participate in a town hall with participants in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative. The President will remain overnight in Malaysia.
On Monday, The President will leave for The Philippines in the morning. The President will have a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Benigno Aquino. Later that evening The President will attend a State Dinner hosted by President Benigno Aquino.
On Tuesday, The President will view an electric vehicle in The Philippines called “The Comet.” The President will visit Fort Bonifacio, where he will deliver remarks to U.S. and Filipino service members and veterans. The President will lay a wreath at The American Cemetery. Later in the evening The President will return to Washington, D.C.
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