President's Schedule - April 25, 2014

In the morning, the President will meet with employees and family members of the United States Embassy to Japan. This event is closed press. Following the meet and greet, the President will participate in a farewell greet with the Emperor and Empress of Japan. There will be a limited pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later in the morning, the President will depart Japan for Seoul,  Republic of Korea. The President’s departure from Haneda Airport and arrival at the Osan Air Base are open press.  

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a naturalization ceremony and a wreath laying at the National War Memorial to honor fallen soldiers. There will be travel pool coverage of both the naturalization ceremony and the wreath laying. Following the wreath laying the President will tour the Gyeongbok Palace. There will be travel pool coverage of the  President’s tour.

Later in the afternoon, the President will visit the Blue House to participate in the official arrival ceremony where he will be greeted by President Park of the Republic of Korea.   Following his arrival, the President will participate in the guest book signing and official photo with President Park. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival and there will be travel pool coverage of both the guest book signing and official photo. Following the official photo, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Park. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting.

In the evening, the President will  join President Park to deliver brief remarks on the return of cultural artifacts to the Republic of Korea. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s remarks. Following his remarks, the President will hold a joint press conference with President Park followed by a working dinner. The press conference will be pooled for cameras and open to limited correspondents and the working dinner is closed press. The President will remain overnight in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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Friday, April 25 2014

All Times ET
12:25 am
The President participates in a naturalization ceremony
Local Event Time:
1:25 PM
National War Memorial - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
12:40 am
The President participates in a wreath laying ceremony
Local Event Time:
1:40 PM
National War Memorial - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
1:10 am
The President tours the Gyeongbok Palace
Local Event Time:
2:10 PM
Gyeongbok Palace - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
3:10 am
The President participates in the official arrival Ceremony with President Park of the Republic of South Korea
Local Event Time:
4:10 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
3:20 am
The President participates in the guest book signing and official photo with President Park of the Republic of South Korea
Local Event Time:
4:20 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
3:30 am
The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Park of the Republic of South Korea
Local Event Time:
4:30 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Pool Spray at the Top
4:30 am
The President delivers brief remarks with President Park on the return of cultural artifacts
Local Event Time:
5:30 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Travel Pool Coverage
4:50 am
The President holds a joint press conference with President Park of the Republic of South Korea
Local Event Time:
5:50 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents
6:20 am
The President participates in a working dinner with President Park of the Republic of South Korea
Local Event Time:
7:20 PM
Blue House - Seoul - Republic of Korea
Closed Press
Out of Town
Wires: 
AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: 
AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: 
ABC
Print: 
NY Times
Radio: 
FOX