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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 22, 2013. Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jordan

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

In the morning, the President will travel to Mt. Herzl where he will lay a wreath at the grave of Theodor Herzl and at the grave of Yitzhak Rabin. There will be pool coverage of the visit.

The President will then tour Yad Vashem where he will lay a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance, sign a guest book, and deliver remarks. There will be pool coverage of this visit.

After, the President will have lunch with Prime Minister Netanyahu at the King David Hotel. This lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Bethlehem where he will tour the Church of the Nativity with President Abbas. There will be pool coverage of the visit.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Tel Aviv, Israel en route Amman, Jordan. The departure from Ben Gurion International Airport and the arrival at Queen Alia International Airport will be open press.

The President will then travel to Al Hummar, the official offices of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the arrival. The President will then be met by His Majesty and participate in an official arrival ceremony. This ceremony is open press.

Afterwards, the President will participate in a restricted bilateral meeting and an expanded bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II at Al Hummar. There will be a pool spray at the top of the restricted bilateral meeting. The expanded bilateral meeting is closed press.

Later, the President and His Majesty King Abdullah II will host a press conference at Al Hummar. This press conference is open press.

In the evening, the President will attend a dinner with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at his private residence, Beit Al Urdun. This dinner is closed press.

The President will spend the night in Amman, Jordan.

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8:55AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Theodor Herzl

Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

9:10AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Yitzhak Rabin

Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

9:35AM THE PRESIDENT tours the Hall of Names

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT lays a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Expanded Pool Coverage

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT signs a guest book and delivers remarks in the Hall of Children

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT has lunch with Prime Minister Netanyahu

King David Hotel, Jerusalem

Closed Press

1:15PM THE PRESIDENT tours the Church of the Nativity with President Abbas

Bethlehem, West Bank

Travel Pool Coverage

3:20PM THE PRESIDENT departs Tel Aviv, Israel en route Amman, Jordan

Ben Gurion International Airport

Open Press

EEST

4:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Amman, Jordan

Queen Alia International Airport

Open Press

5:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Al Hummar, the official offices of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

Al Hummar Offices, Amman

Pre-set Pool Coverage

5:40PM THE PRESIDENT is met by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with an official arrival ceremony

Al Hummar Offices, Amman

Open Press

5:55PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a restricted bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

Al Hummar Offices, Amman

Pool Spray at the Top

6:15PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

Al Hummar Offices, Amman

Closed Press

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT and His Majesty King Abdullah II host a press conference

Al Hummar Offices, Amman

Open Press

8:50PM THE PRESIDENT attends a dinner with His Majesty King Abdullah II

Beit Al Urdun Private Residence, Amman

Closed Press

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