By Jueseppi B.
Sunday – all times US EST:
3:45 AM: The President visits Wat Pho Royal Monastery.
5:00 AM: The President receives a Royal Audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
6:00 AM: The President arrives Thai Koo Fah Building and takes part in a formal welcoming ceremony.
6:15 AM: The President meets with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand.
7:10 AM: The President and PM Shinawatra hold a joint press conference.
8:15 AM: The President attends an official dinner with PM Shinawatra.
9:45 AM: The President meets and greets with United States Embassy personnel.
** Thailand is 12 hours ahead of United States EST **
Picture of Air Force One refuelling in Germany at 3:40am. Next stop Bangkok.
The President’s Trip to the Orient:
President Obama walks to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base – the President is traveling to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.
President Obama’s Trip to Asia – November 2012
Published on Nov 16, 2012
Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes gave us a preview of the President Obama’s upcoming trip to Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia, where he will also attend the East Asia Summit and meet with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.