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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1981

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Edward Seaga Jamaica Official visit. January 27–29, 1981
President Chun Doo Hwan Korea Official visit. January 28–February 6, 1981
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher United Kingdom Official visit; visited New York City. February 25–28, 1981
President- designate Roberto E. Viola Argentina Private visit. Met with President Reagan March 17. March 15–18, 1981
Prime Minister Andreas A. M. van Agt Netherlands Official working visit. Met with Vice President Bush. March 30–April 1, 1981
Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki Japan Official visit. In U.S. May 4; visited New York City. May 6–9, 1981
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt Germany, Federal Republic of Official visit. May 20–23, 1981
President Jose Lopez Portillo Mexico Official working visit. June 7–9, 1981
President Omar Bongo Gabon Met with President Reagan during a private visit. June 15, 1981
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew Singapore Private visit. Met with President Reagan June 19. June 16–19, 1981
Prime Minister John Malcolm Fraser Australia Official visit. June 29–July 1, 1981
Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau Canada Official working visit. July 10–11, 1981
Prime Minister Robert D. Muldoon New Zealand Private visit. Met with President Reagan July 24; visited New York City. July 23–25, 1981
President Anwar Sadat Egypt State visit; visited New York City. August 4–9, 1981
Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel Official visit; visited New York City. Departed U.S. September 15. September 8–11, 1981
President Jose Lopez Portillo Mexico Informal meeting at the dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Library, Grand Rapids (Mich.). September 17–18, 1981
Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau Canada Informal meeting at the dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Library, Grand Rapids (Mich.). September 17–18, 1981
President Jose Napoleon Duarte El Salvador Private visit. Met with President Reagan September 21. September 19–October 1, 1981
President Daniel arap Moi Kenya Private visit en route to U.N. General Assembly. Met with President Reagan September 25. September 24–26, 1981
Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Thailand Private visit. Met with President Reagan October 6. October 3–10, 1981
Prime Minister Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Mauritius Private visit. Met with President Reagan October 16. October 12–16, 1981
King Juan Carlos I Spain State visit; visited New York City. October 12–16, 1981
President Francois Mitterrand France Private visit. Attended Bicentennial ceremonies at Williamsburg and Yorktown, Va. October 17–19, 1981
King Hussein Jordan State visit; visited Los Angeles. Departed U.S. November 12. November 1–5, 1981
President Jaafar Nimieri Sudan Private visit. Met with President Reagan November 20 November 14–21, 1981
President Luis Herrera Campins Venezuela State visit. November 16–19, 1981
King Carl XVI Gustav Sweden Private visit. Met with President Reagan November 22, 1981
President Mobutu Sese Seko Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Private visit. Met with President Reagan December 1. November 29–December 8, 1981
President Spyros Kyprianou Cyprus Private visit. Met with President Reagan December 8. December 4–9, 1981