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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 2011

Visitor From Description Date
President Nicolas Sarkozy France Working visit. January 9–10, 2011
Prime Minister Saad Hariri Lebanon Working visit. January 12, 2011
President Mikheil Saakashvili Georgia Attended the Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service. January 14, 2011
President Asif Ali Zardari Pakistan Attended the Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service. January 14, 2011
President Hu Jintao China, People’s Republic of State Visit. Also visited Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 20–21. January 18–20, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper Canada Working visit. February 4, 2011
Prime Minister Borut Pahor Slovenia Working visit. February 9, 2011
President Felipe Calderon Mexico Working visit. March 3, 2011
Prime Minister Julia Gillard Australia Working visit. Addressed a Joint Meeting of Congress. March 7, 2011
Prime Minister Lars Rasmussen Denmark Working visit. March 14, 2011
Prime Minister Enda Kenny Ireland Working visit. March 17, 2011
President Shimon Peres Israel Working visit. April 4–5, 2011
President Juan Manuel Santos Colombia Working visit. April 7, 2011
Amir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani Qatar Working visit. April 13–14, 2011
President Ricardo Martinelli Panama Working visit. April 28, 2011
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. May 17, 2011
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Working visit. Addressed a joint session of Congress May 24. May 20–25, 2011
Chancellor Angela Merkel Germany Official Visit. June 6–7, 2011
President Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria Working visit. June 8, 2011
President Ali Ben Bongo Odimba Gabon Working visit. June 9, 2011
President Tsakhia Elbegdorj Mongolia Working visit. June 16, 2011
President-elect Ollanta Humala Peru Working visit. July 6, 2011
Prime Minister John Key New Zealand Working visit. July 22, 2011
President Alpha Conde Guinea Working visit. July 29, 2011
President Mahamadou Issoufou Niger Working visit. July 29, 2011
President Alassane Dramane Ouattara Cote d’Ivoire Working visit. July 29, 2011
President Thomas Boni Yayi Benin Working visit. July 29, 2011
President Hamid Karzai Afghanistan Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
President Dilma Rousseff Brazil Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 2011
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Japan Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron United Kingdom Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 2011
President Nicolas Sarkozy France Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 2011
President Salva Kiir Mayardit South Sudan Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 2011
President Porfirio Lobo Honduras Working visit. October 5, 2011
Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi Tunisia Working visit October 7, 2011
President Lee Myung-bak South Korea State Visit. Also visited Lake Orion, Michigan October 12–14, 2011
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Norway Working visit. October 20, 2011
Prime Minister Petr Cecas Czech Republic Working visit. October 27, 2011
President Anibal Cavaco Silva Portugal Working visit. November 9, 2011
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Japan Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Dimitry A. Medvedev Russia Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Hu Jintao China, People’s Republic of Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper Canada Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Ollanta Humala Peru Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Benigno Aquino 3rd Philippines Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Lee Myung-bak South Korea Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Sebastian Pinera Chile Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Truong Tan Sang Vietnam Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Indonesia Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Julia Gillard Australia Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Singapore Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Najib ben Abdul Razak Malaysia Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Peter Paire O’Neill Papua New Guinea Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Brunei Darussalam Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10–13, 2011
Prime Minister Mark Rutte Netherlands Working visit. November 28–29, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper Canada Working visit. December 7, 2011
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Iraq Working visit. December 12, 2011