President's Schedule - March 21, 2013

In the morning, the President will visit the Israel Museum where he will view the Dead Sea Scrolls and visit a technology exposition. There will be limited pool coverage of the viewing of the Dead Sea Scrolls and there will be travel pool coverage of the technology exposition.

Later in the morning, the President will travel to the Muqata Presidential Compound in Ramallah where he will participate in an official arrival ceremony as well as a photo with his delegation and President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority and his delegation before holding a restricted bilateral meeting with President Abbas. Afterwards, the President and President Abbas will meet for an expanded working lunch before holding a joint press conference. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the official arrival ceremony. The restricted bilateral meeting and the expanded working lunch are closed press. The press conference is open press.

In the morning, the Vice President will travel to New York City.

At 11:00 AM, Vice President Biden will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall to discuss the importance of passing commonsense legislation to reduce gun violence. Media inquiries on coverage details should be directed to Mayor Bloomberg’s Press Office at 212-788-2958.

At 12:00 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the 2013 Irish America Hall of Fame luncheon at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel.  This event is open press and audio of the Vice President’s remarks will be streamed live to www.Whitehouse.gov/live.

Afterwards, the Vice President will return to Wilmington, Delaware.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to the Al-Bireh Youth Development and Resource Center where he and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Fayyad will take a tour and watch a youth dance performance. The President will also take part in a roundtable with Palestinian youth. There will be travel pool coverage of the tour and dance performance. The youth roundtable is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will return to Jerusalem where he will deliver remarks to the Israeli people at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. The President’s remarks are open press.

Next, the President will meet with U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem staff at the U.S. Consulate facility in Jerusalem.  This event is closed press.

In the evening, the President will attend a dinner hosted by President Peres at the President’s residence. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s remarks at the dinner and the Medal of Distinction ceremony.

The President will remain overnight in Jerusalem.

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Thursday, March 21 2013

All Times ET
3:20 am
The President views the Dead Sea Scrolls
Local Event Time:
9:20 AM
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum
Limited Pool Coverage
3:35 am
The President visits a technology exposition
Local Event Time:
9:35 AM
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum
Travel Pool Coverage
5:15 am
The President participates in an official arrival ceremony
Local Event Time:
11:15 AM
Muqata Presidential Compound, Ramallah
Pre-Set Pool Coverage
5:30 am
The President takes a photo with his delegation and President Abbas and his delegation
Local Event Time:
11:30 AM
Muqata Presidential Compound, Ramallah
Travel Pool Coverage
5:40 am
The President holds a restricted bilateral meeting with President Abbas
Local Event Time:
11:40 AM
Muqata Presidential Compound, Ramallah
Closed Press
6:25 am
The President and President Abbas meet for an expanded working lunch
Local Event Time:
12:25 PM
Muqata Presidential Compound, Ramallah
Closed Press
7:15 am
The President and President Abbas hold a joint press conference
Local Event Time:
1:15 PM
Muqata Presidential Compound, Ramallah
Open Press
8:00 am
The President and Prime Minister Fayyad tour the Al-Bireh Youth Center and watch a youth dance performance
Local Event Time:
2:00 PM
Al-Bireh Youth Center, Ramallah
Travel Pool Coverage
8:50 am
The President holds a roundtable with Palestinian youth
Local Event Time:
2:50 PM
Al-Bireh Youth Center, Ramallah
Closed Press
11:00 am
The President delivers remarks to the Israeli people
Local Event Time:
5:00 PM
Jerusalem, Jerusalem Convention Center
Open Press
12:10 pm
The President meets with U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem staff
Local Event Time:
6:10 PM
Jerusalem, U.S. Consular Facility
Closed Press
2:10 pm
The President delivers remarks at a dinner hosted by President Peres
Local Event Time:
8:10 PM
Jerusalem, President’s Residence
Travel Pool Coverage for Remarks and Medal of Distinction Ceremony
Out of Town
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