Our Top Stories
Watch Live: South Korea State Visit
08:50 AM EST
This morning, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea to the White House. Tune in to see events from the State Visit throughout the day beginning with the South Korea Arrival Ceremony at 9 a.m. EDT on WhiteHouse.gov/live.
Following the arrival ceremony, President Obama and Vice President Biden will hold a bilateral meeting with President Lee in the Oval Office. Meanwhile, the First Lady will visit a high school in Virginia with the Republic of Korea’s First Lady Kim Yoon-ok. The school, Annandale High, is home to one of the largest Korean-American communities in the area and has students derive from nearly 90 countries and speak over 50 languages.
In the afternoon, President Obama will hold a joint press conference with President Lee. Later, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of President Lee, featuring produce from the White House kitchen garden fall harvest. During the dinner, President Obama and President Lee will each give a toast. Afterwards, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with President Lee in the State Dining Room.
Check out the live events at WhiteHouse.gov/live. Here is the complete schedule:
9:00 a.m. EDT President Obama attends the South Korea Arrival Ceremony
12:20 p.m. EDT President Obama and President Lee of the Republic of Korea hold a Joint Press Conference
1:15 p.m. EDT Vice President Biden hosts a lunch honoring President Lee and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok
8:35 p.m. EDT President Obama at the State Dinner in Honor of President Lee of the Republic of Korea
10:00 p.m. EDT President Obama attends the Entertainment at the State Dinner