Obama is the first sitting US President in over 90 years to land in Cuba

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha greets dignitaries upon arrival in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016. (Courtesy: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha greet dignitaries upon arrival in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016.
(Courtesy: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Havana: “We’ve Reached Havana” – this is the message US President Barack Obama sent to the White House email list after landing in Cuba and becoming the first sitting US President to visit the nation in nearly 90 years.

The Us President had a busy forenoon session.

In the morning, the President participated in a wreath laying ceremony and took a tour of the Jose Marti Memorial.

Later in the morning, the President took an official photo with President Raul Castro of Cuba and participated in an official welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution.

Afterward, the President held restricted and expanded bilateral meetings with President Raul Castro of Cuba.

In the afternoon, Obama and Castro of Cuba will deliver statements to the press.

Afterward, Obama will take part in an event focused on entrepreneurships and opportunity for the Cuban people.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend a state dinner.

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