President's Schedule - March 20, 2013

On Wednesday, the President will arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel and participate in an official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport. The President, Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Peres will deliver remarks. The arrival ceremony is open press.

While at Ben Gurion International Airport, the President will view an Iron Dome Battery. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s visit to the Iron Dome Battery.

At 8:00 AM, the Vice President will host a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast in honor of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the Naval Observatory. The Prime Minister’s arrival at the Naval Observatory and the remarks at the top of the breakfast will be pooled press.

Later, the Vice President will meet with senior advisors.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Jerusalem to the residence of President Shimon Peres of Israel where he will sign the guest book and take part in a tree planting ceremony. Afterwards, the President and his delegation will participate in a photo with President Peres and his delegation. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival and guest book signing and travel pool coverage of the tree planting ceremony. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the photo.

While at the residence of President Peres, the President will participate in a restricted bilateral meeting with President Peres. Afterwards, the President and President Peres will deliver statements. The restricted bilateral meeting will be closed press, and there will be travel pool coverage of the statements to the press.

In the evening, the President will travel to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s residence. There will be limited pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival at the residence as well as the guest book signing. While at the residence, the President will take part in a closed-press restricted bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu before holding a press conference with Prime Minister Netanyahu. This press conference will be open to credentialed correspondents.

At night, the President will attend a working dinner with Prime Minister Netanyahu. This dinner is closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Jerusalem.

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Wednesday, March 20 2013

All Times ET
6:25 am
The President arrives Tel Aviv, Israel
Local Event Time:
12:25 PM
Ben Gurion International Airport
Open Press
6:30 am
The President takes part in an official arrival ceremony
Local Event Time:
12:30 PM
Ben Gurion International Airport
Open Press
7:30 am
The President views an Iron Dome Battery
Local Event Time:
1:30 PM
Ben Gurion International Airport
Travel Pool Coverage
10:00 am
The President arrives at the residence of President Peres and signs the guest book
Local Event Time:
4:00 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Pre-Set Pool Coverage
10:10 am
The President participates in a tree planting ceremony
Local Event Time:
4:10 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Travel Pool Coverage
10:15 am
The President and his delegation participate in a photo with President Peres and his delegation
Local Event Time:
4:15 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Pre-Set Pool Coverage
10:25 am
The President and President Peres of Israel hold a restricted bilateral meeting
Local Event Time:
4:25 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Closed Press
11:05 am
The President and President Peres of Israel deliver statements to the press
Local Event Time:
5:05 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Travel Pool Coverage
11:30 am
The President arrives at the residence of Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and signs the guest book
Local Event Time:
5:30 PM
Jerusalem, Prime Minister’s Residence
Limited Pre-Set Pool Coverage
11:45 am
The President and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a restricted bilateral meeting
Local Event Time:
5:45 PM
Jerusalem, Prime Minister’s Residence
Closed Press
2:05 pm
The President nd Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a press conference
Local Event Time:
8:05 PM
Jerusalem, Prime Minister’s Residence
Open to pre-credentialed media
2:50 pm
The President and Prime Minister Netanyahu meet for a working dinner
Local Event Time:
8:50 PM
Jerusalem, Prime Minister’s Residence
Closed Press
Out of Town
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