Obama's Day, Nov. 19: Visiting Burmese President

President Obama will meet with President Thein Sein of Burma.

Posted:
 
obamasdayburmapresidentnov19111912575bj
President Obama and President Thein Sein of Burma (Kaung Htet/Getty Images News)

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012

In the morning, the President will depart Bangkok, Thailand en route Rangoon, Burma. The departure from Don Mueang International Airport and the arrival at Yangon International Airport will be open press.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with President Thein Sein of Burma. There will be a travel pool spray at the bottom of the meeting with statements.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary of the National League of Democracy, at her residence. This meeting is closed press.

Afterwards, the President and Aung San Suu Kyi will deliver remarks at the residence. These remarks will be pooled press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet and greet with United States Embassy personnel at the United States Embassy. This visit is closed press.

The President will then deliver remarks at the University of Yangon. The President’s remarks are open press.

Later, the President will depart Rangoon, Burma en route Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The departure from Yangon International Airport and the arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport will be open press.

In the evening, the President will be welcomed by Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace and then meet with the Prime Minister. The arrival will be pooled press and the meeting will be closed press.

Comments
The Root encourages respectful debate and dialogue in our commenting community. To improve the commenting experience for all our readers we will be experimenting with some new formats over the next few weeks. During this transition period the comments section will be unavailable to users.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support of The Root.

While we are experimenting, please feel free to leave feedback below about your past experiences commenting at The Root.