White House Schedule - April 24, 2014

In the morning, the President will visit the Imperial Palace for an official arrival ceremony hosted by the Imperial family. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival. Following arrival, the President will participate in the inspection of the Guard of Honor, and a state call with the Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace. The inspection of the Guard of Honor is open press, and there will be a limited pool spray of the state call.

Later in the morning, the President will visit the Akasaka Palace for a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. The President’s arrival is closed press, and there will be a pool spray at the top of meeting. Following their meeting, the President will participate in a joint press conference with Prime Minister Abe. The press conference at the Akasaka Palace is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will visit the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation to tour and deliver remarks at a youth and science event with students. There will be a pool spray of the tour, and the President’s remarks are pooled press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will visit and tour the Meiji Shrine. There will be a pool spray of the President’s visit to the shrine.

In the evening the President will return to the Imperial Palace to attend the Japanese state dinner. Following the official arrival ceremony at the Imperial Palace, the President will participate in a receiving line with guests. The President’s arrival will be covered by a pre-set pool, and there will be limited pool coverage of the receiving line. Later in the evening the President will attend the state dinner and participate in an after-dinner talk. There will be travel pool coverage of the dinner and print pool coverage of the after-dinner talk.

The President will remain overnight in Tokyo.

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Thursday, April 24 2014

All Times ET
1:45 am
The President tours the Miraikan Science Expo
Local Event Time:
2:45 PM
Miraikan Museum - Tokyo - Japan
Travel Pool Coverage
2:10 am
The President delivers remarks at the Miraikan Science Expo and Youth Event
Local Event Time:
3:10 PM
Miraikan Museum - Tokyo - Japan
Pooled Press
3:05 am
The President tours the Meiji Shrine
Local Event Time:
4:05 PM
Meiji Shrine - Tokyo - Japan
Travel Pool Coverage
6:00 am
The President arrives to the Imperial Palace
Local Event Time:
7:00 PM
Imperial Palace - Tokyo - Japan
Travel Pool Coverage
6:20 am
The President participates in a receiving line with guests
Local Event Time:
7:20 PM
Imperial Palace - Tokyo - Japan
Travel Pool Coverage
7:20 am
The President attends the state dinner with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan
Local Event Time:
8:20 PM
Imperial Palace - Tokyo - Japan
Travel Pool Coverage
9:00 am
The President participates in an after-dinner talk
Local Event Time:
10:00 PM
Imperial Palace - Tokyo - Japan
Print Pool
7:30 pm
The Vice President attends an event for Representative Steve Israel
Crest Hollow Country Club
Closed Press
Out of Town
Wires: 
AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: 
AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: 
NBC
Print: 
AFP