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Office of the Press Secretary


March 7, 2012



In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will host President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana for a meeting in the Oval Office. The President met President Mills in July 2009 and welcomes the opportunity to reciprocate the warm hospitality that both he and the First Lady received during their visit to Ghana. The two Leaders will have the opportunity to discuss our shared objectives in advancing development, as well as the commercial and economic ties between our two countries. President Obama looks forward to discussing cooperation on a host of other bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues, and deepening our bilateral partnership. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting with statements.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will have dinner at a local restaurant with winners of a campaign contest. There will be a travel pool spray at the beginning of the dinner.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: St. Petersburg Times

Radio: AURN


9:30AM Pool Call Time

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT hosts President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana for a meeting

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Bottom with Statements (Final Gather 3:45PM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

5:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY have dinner with winners of a campaign contest

Washington, DC

In-Town Travel Pool Spray (Final Gather 5:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney



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