January 12, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 12, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Ahmedabad, India, and Islamabad, Pakistan. In India he is accompanied by Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli, Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell, National Security Council Director for South Asian Affairs Matthew Lowe. In Pakistan he is accompanied by CENTCOM General Lloyd Austin, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman, National Security Council Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jeff Eggers, and Ambassador-at- Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow. He is joined in both countries by Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:40 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a discussion with Indian business leaders, led by Under Secretary Novelli, in Ahmedabad, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:55 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry tours the Ford India Factory, in Ahmedabad, India.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability in in Ahmedabad, India.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Indian Minister of Energy Piyush Goyal, in Ahmedabad, India.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

5:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Pakistani National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

7:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working dinner with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom accepts a copy of credentials from incoming Dominican Republic Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Jose Tomas Perez, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah provides remarks at the UCLA International Institute in Los Angeles, California. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

7:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a farewell dinner in honor of Ambassador of Brazil to the U.S. Mauro Vieira, hosted by President of the Inter-American Bank Luis Alberto Moreno, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION THOMAS COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on travel to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and the UAE through January 20 for consultations on nonproliferation issues.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Houston, Texas.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the World Affairs Council luncheon event with the Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Houston, Texas. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)