*UPDATE*: Obama Cancels Trip to Malaysia
The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, will be visiting Malaysia in October this year. Obama will be here to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in KL on the 11th and 12th of October.
This news is confirmed by a tweet from Us Deputy National Security Adviser, Ben Rhodes.
“Heading out to Rangoon, Naypyidaw and Kuala Lumpur for meetings with governments and civil society.”
“Look forward to reinforcing US support for reform in Burma and discussing POTUS (President of the United States) visit to Malaysia and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.”
Story from: The Star Online
Expat Go Malaysia would like to clarify that we have not found a direct, official report from the White House confirming Obama’s visit to Malaysia. However, Ben Rhodes, a national security adviser to President Obama tweeted about Obama’s visit to Malaysia. Also, many major Malaysian news organizations have published stories confirming Obama’s visit to Malaysia, such as The Star Online, New Straits Times, The Edge, BT Times and Malaysia Chronicle. (4.28pm, 5 August 2013.)