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Media Advisory on the visit of President of USA

Media Advisory on the visit of President of USA Barack Obama

November 04, 2010


 

Ministry of External Affairs
External Publicity Division
[XPR SECTION]

MOST IMMEDIATE/MEDIA ADVISORY
As on 4 November, 2010 at 1800 hrs

State Visit of The Honourable Barack Obama, President of the
United States of America
[November 6-9, 2010]

Saturday, November 6, 2010

1250 hrs
Saturday, November 6, 2010

 

Saturday, November 6, 2010As on 4 November, 2010 at 1800 hrs

 

Saturday, November 6, 2010
1250 hrs

Arrive: Mumbai

Programme in Mumbai

Sunday, November 7, 2010

1345 hrs


Emplane for Delhi

1535 hrs

Arrive Delhi
Air Force Station, Palam
Reception
Photo op

1640 hrs


Visit to Humayun’s Tomb
Photo op

Monday, November 8, 2010

0945 hrs


Ceremonial Reception at Forecourt
Venue: Rashtrapati Bhavan
Photo op.

1020 hrs


Wreath laying at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi
Venue: Rajghat
Photo op

1045 hrs


Meeting with the Prime Minister
Venue: Hyderabad House
Photo op.

1140 hrs


Delegation Level Talks
Venue: Hyderabad House
Photo op (Agencies only)

1245 hrs


Joint Press Conference
Venue: Hyderabad House Lawns
All Media

1500 hrs


Call by the Vice President
Venue: Hotel ITC Maurya
Photo op. (Agencies only)

1530 hrs


Call by Leader of Opposition (Lok Sabha)
Venue: Hotel ITC Maurya
Photo op. (Agencies only)

1600 hrs


Call by Chairperson UPA
Venue: Hotel ITC Maurya
Photo op. (Agencies only)

1725 hrs
Address at Parliament
Venue: Parliament House
(Pl contact Lok Sabha Sectt for media coverage)

1930 hrs


 

Call on the President
Venue: Rashtrapati Bhawan
Photo op. (Agencies only)

2000 hrs


Banquet hosted by the President
Venue: Rashtrapati Bhawan
Photo op. (Agencies only)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

0905 hrs


Emplane for Jakarta

Note:

1) All AV media to reach 2 hrs 30 mins before the scheduled time at each venue.

2) For access to media ops at Hyderabad House, the selected pooled Media (AV/print/correspondents) must have:

a) Either a PIB card,

OR

b) A photo ID issued by Delhi Police (based on the list received by XP Division till 3rd November 2010)

c) AND an “add on badge”, which can be collected from XPR Section (Room No 137), Shastri Bhawan on 6 November, 2010 between 1500 hrs to 1700 hrs. These can be collected by all media, who have applied for attending/covering the Joint Press Conference.

d) Only one technician can accompany the selected pooled AV Media. Entry for technician would be on the basis of PIB cards OR photo ID issued by Delhi Police for the visit. After laying down the wires and completing his technical requirements, he/she would have to leave the venue.

e) Entry for media for events at Hyderabad House would be from Gate No. 3 of KG Marg, select number of permitted OB vans covering the Joint Press Conference would also be parked on KG Marg.

f) Print Media/Correspondents must reach Hyderabad House, 1 hour 30 mins before the Joint Press Conference.

3) For all other venues, additional requirements /guidelines for access to different venues which are detailed below:

Airport-Arrival & Departure• Access restricted to only select pool of A/V media (who had applied to XP Division by 3rd November). They will be ferried from the entrance of Air Force Station Palam to the venue

• No correspondents allowed. Only Doordarshan will carry the event live. No other OB vans will be allowed. Feed being shared by DD with Indian channels, on request, on a gratis basis. ( Contact Point: Mr. Sharat Chander, M: 9899821301 )



• Permitted pooled A/V media to pre position at Queen Mary Location and at the designated media pens. No movements on the tarmac will be allowed

Humayun’s Tomb

• Access restricted to only select pool of A/V media (who had applied to XP Division by 3rd November).

Rashtrapati Bhawan:

• Access for Ceremonial Reception and Banquet will be permitted by name specific/organization cards. The approved pool can collect their passes from XPR Section (Room No 137), Shastri Bhawan on 6 November, 2010 between 1500 hrs to 1700 hrs.

• Doordarshan will broadcast the event live. No other OB vans will be allowed.

• There will be no movement between Stands A, B & C at Rasthrapati Bhawan

Rajghat

• Access for select A/V media only (as per permitted pool size)
• No correspondents allowed.
• No OB vans to be parked near the venues

Parliament House

• Access to approved media pool is being dealt directly by Lok Sabha Sectt. Would be broadcast live on Lok Sabha TV. Feed being shared by Lok Sabha with Indian channels, on request, on a gratis basis. ( Contact Point: Mr. Sharat Chander, M: 9899821301 )

Call ons at ITC Maurya: • Access for one AV rep of ANI, PTI, Photo Division, Films Division and Doordarshan, only

Mumbai leg coverage

• For media coverage pertaining to the Mumbai leg of the visit, all media delegates (foreign/Indian) may please contact the State Government Information Department/PIB.