President Obama arrives in Thailand

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Air Force One with US President Barack Obama on board arrived in Bangkok on November 18 afternoon as scheduled. Thailand is the first country he visits during his three-day Southeast Asian round-trip, followed by visits to Myanmar on November 19 and to Phnom Penh later on November 19 and November 20, where he will attend the 21st ASEAN Summit.

Obama’s visit to Thailand lasts about 18 hours and is packed with cultural sightseeing, a royal audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a private meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a joint press conference and an official dinner.

The US president arrived at Bangkok’s old airport Don Mueang and traveled directly to the Grand Palace where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was waiting for him.

They then visited Siriraj Hospital for an audience with King Bhumibol, then traveled to Government House to have dinner with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra whom he handed over the official invitation for Thailand to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. After the dinner, Obama had a meeting with about 600 US embassy staff at Chulalongkorn University’s sports complex.

Obama is spending the night at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok.

 

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Air Force One with US President Barack Obama on board arrived in Bangkok on November 18 afternoon as scheduled. Thailand is the first country he visits during his three-day Southeast Asian round-trip, followed by visits to Myanmar on November 19 and to Phnom Penh later on November 19 and November 20, where he will attend the 21st ASEAN Summit.

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Air Force One with US President Barack Obama on board arrived in Bangkok on November 18 afternoon as scheduled. Thailand is the first country he visits during his three-day Southeast Asian round-trip, followed by visits to Myanmar on November 19 and to Phnom Penh later on November 19 and November 20, where he will attend the 21st ASEAN Summit.

Obama’s visit to Thailand lasts about 18 hours and is packed with cultural sightseeing, a royal audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a private meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a joint press conference and an official dinner.

The US president arrived at Bangkok’s old airport Don Mueang and traveled directly to the Grand Palace where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was waiting for him.

They then visited Siriraj Hospital for an audience with King Bhumibol, then traveled to Government House to have dinner with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra whom he handed over the official invitation for Thailand to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. After the dinner, Obama had a meeting with about 600 US embassy staff at Chulalongkorn University’s sports complex.

Obama is spending the night at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok.

 

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