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Welcome To Vietnam, President Obama!

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President Barack Obama receives flowers as he arrives at Noibai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam

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The Week Ahead

On This Day: President Barack Obama consoles a woman at the Joplin Community Memorial Service at Missouri Southern University in Joplin, Mo., May 29, 2011. The President delivered remarks during the service for those impacted by the deadly tornado that struck Joplin on May 22, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Monday

In the morning, the President will arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam. While in Hanoi, he will participate in an arrival ceremony and take an official photo with President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam at the Presidential Palace.

Afterward, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Quang.

Following this meeting, the President will meet with the chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Afterward, the President will participate in a press conference with President Quang and attend the state luncheon.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam.

In the evening, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of the Communist Party of Vietnam. The President will remain overnight in Hanoi.

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Tuesday

The President will meet with Embassy personnel and families.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks on U.S.-Vietnam relations at the National Convention Center.

Following his remarks, the President will depart Hanoi en route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

While in Ho Chi Minh City, the President will tour the Jade Pagoda.

Following this visit, he will tour the DreamPlex Coworking Space and deliver remarks at an event focused on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the Vietnamese people.

The President will remain overnight in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Wednesday

The President will meet with U.S. consulate staff and family members.

Afterward, the President will participate in a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) town hall.

In the afternoon, the President will depart Vietnam en route Ise-Shima, Japan, where he will remain overnight.

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Thursday

The President will visit the Ise-Jingu Shrine.

In the afternoon, he will attend meetings at the G-7 summit.

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Friday

The President will attend a G-7 meetings on energy, climate and the prosperity of Asia.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a family photo with outreach guests and attend a working lunch on development issues.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Tokoname en route Hiroshima, Japan.

While in Hiroshima, the President will deliver remarks and participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

The President will also meet with service members at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakune, Japan.

In the evening, the President will depart Hiroshima, Japan en route Washington, DC.

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On This Day: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a concert honoring singer-songwriter Carole King in the East Room of the White House, May 22, 2013. President Obama presented King with the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song during the event, which was part of the “In Performance at the White House” series. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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