Fwd: Travel pool report #5

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From: "Lee, Carol" >
Date: September 7, 2016 at 12:13:17 PM GMT+7
To: "Gabriel, Brian A. Jr. EOP/WHO" >
Subject: Travel pool report #5

Little AF1 was wheels down in Luang Prabang at 11:53am.

POTUS stepped off the plane at 12:05pm with Amb Daniel Clune.

Greeters below but aLao woman - who it turns out is Miss Luang Prabang - wearing traditional dress handed a very large bouquet of red roses to POTUS.

POTUS handed them to Pete Selfridge. POTUS got into the presidential limo moments later and motorcade is rolling to the temple.

Greeters, per the WH:

Introducer: Mr. Vienglouang Boupha, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Greeter #1: Dr. Khamkhan Chanthavisouk, Governor of Luang Prabang Province and Provincial Party Secretary.

Greeter #2 [with flowers]: Ms. Moukthidaa Silivong, Miss Luang Prabang.

Greeter #3: ?H.E. Bosengkham Vongdara, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism? of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Greeter #4: H.E. Mai Xayavongs, Ambassador of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico.

Greeter #5: Mr. Soulisack Phommaly, Director of Foreign Affairs.

Greeter #6: Mr. Sounthone Pannavongsa, Director of International Relations, Luang Prabang Governor's Office.

Carol Lee
The Wall Street Journal

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