Obama's Day, May 2: Credentialing Ceremony

President Obama will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony at the White House today.

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In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

Later in the afternoon, 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:

Ambassador Choi Youngjin, Republic of Korea

Ambassador Mohamed Abdullah M. Al Rumaihi, State of Qatar

Ambassador Felipe Bulnes Serrano, Republic of Chile

Ambassador Paul Getty Altidor, Republic of Haiti

Ambassador Jose Francisco Villagran de Leon, Republic of Guatemala

Ambassador Chaiyong Satjipanon, Kingdom of Thailand

Ambassador Josip Paro, Republic of Croatia

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