Map: President Obama’s Trip to Asia
President Obama embarked Friday morning on a 10-day trip to India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. He plans to meet with world leaders, participate in the G-20 and APEC economic summits, and give a speech on U.S. outreach to the Muslim community. Here’s his itinerary:
Saturday, Nov. 6: Mumbai, India
Sunday, Nov. 7, and Monday, Nov. 8: New Delhi, India
Sunday | Visit Humayun’s Tomb, UNESCO World Heritage site, private dinner with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Monday | Wreath-laying at Gandhi’s grave, bilateral meeting and news conference with Singh, address to Indian Parliament, attend state dinner.
Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Wednesday, Nov. 10: Jakarta, Indonesia
Tuesday | Meet with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, joint news conference, attend official dinner.
Wednesday | Lay wreath at Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta, visit Istiqlal Mosque, deliver speech focusing on U.S.-Indonesia partnership, democracy and development, and U.S. outreach to Muslim communities around the world.
Wednesday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 12: Seoul, South Korea
Wednesday | Arrive in Seoul.
Thursday | On Veterans Day, speak to U.S. troops at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, meet with President Lee Myung-bak, followed by news conference, bilateral meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao; attend G-20 dinner.
Friday: Attend G20; hold a news conference.
Saturday, Nov. 13: Tokyo, Japan
Deliver remarks to business leaders at APEC meetings, bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, meet with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, attend working lunch and leaders retreat, official APEC dinner.
Sunday, Nov. 14: Kamakura, Japan
Meet with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, attend APEC leaders retreat and working lunch, visit Great Buddha statue, return to U.S.
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