President Obama Visits Tanzania

President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania watch as an honor guard passes during the arrival ceremony

President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania watch as an honor guard passes during the arrival ceremony at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 1, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Today, President Obama flew to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the third and final stop on his three-country trip to Africa.

President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, along with First Lady Michelle Obama and Salma Kikwete

President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, along with First Lady Michelle Obama and Salma Kikwete, watch performers during an arrival ceremony at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 1, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

After an afternoon arrival ceremony, he held a bilateral meeting and press conference with President Jakaya Kikwete. Read the remarks from the press conference here.

President Barack Obama participate in a joint press conference with President Jakaya Kikwete

President Barack Obama participate in a joint press conference with President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania at the State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 1, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

In the evening, President Obama met with CEOs and business leaders, where he announced a new initiative called Trade Africa, which will boost trade with and within Africa. Read his remarks from the roundtable here.

President Barack Obama participates in a CEO roundtable at the Hyatt Kilimanjaro

President Barack Obama participates in a CEO roundtable at the Hyatt Kilimanjaro in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 1, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Later, the President and the First Lady attended an official dinner hosted by President Kikwete.
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