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Posts Tagged ‘The White House’ (5 found)

Presidential Proclamation to the Congress — Restoring Burma’s Trade Benefits Under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

1. Section 502 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “1974 Act”) (19 U.S.C. 2462), authorizes the President to designate countries as beneficiary developing countries, and to designate any beneficiary developing country as a least-developed beneficiary developing country, for purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. Section 502(f)(1)(A) of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2462(f)(1)(A)) requires the President to notify the Congress before designating any country as a beneficiary developing country […]

September 14, 2016  •  By The White House  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the United States of America

At the invitation of President Barack Obama, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is on an official visit to Washington, D.C. in September 2016 […]

September 14, 2016  •  By The White House  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement of the U.S.-ASEAN Special Leaders’ Summit: Sunnylands Declaration

We the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States of America gathered in Sunnylands, California, on February 15-16, 2016, for a Special Leaders Summit […]

February 16, 2016  •  By The White House  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Readout of the President’s Call to Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma

President Obama spoke by phone with Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi discussed the status of Burma’s ongoing political and economic reforms and the need to ensure an inclusive and credible process for conducting the 2015 elections […]

October 31, 2014  •  By The White House  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Remarks by President Obama and President Thein Sein of Myanmar After Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Thein Sein to the United States of America and to the Oval Office. Last year, I was proud to make a historic visit to Myanmar as the first U.S. President ever to visit that country. And now President Sein is able to return the favor by making a visit to the United States, and my understanding is that this is the first visit by a leader of Myanmar in almost 50 years […]

May 20, 2013  •  By The White House  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤