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Hu Jintao's Schedule in Washington

Tuesday, Jan. 18

4 p.m.: Chinese President Hu Jintao lands at Andrews Air Force Base, outside Washington. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden leads delegation honoring Hu at a state visit arrival ceremony.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

9 a.m.: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts an arrival ceremony for Hu on the South Lawn of the White House. Obama and Hu make opening remarks, review troops.

10 a.m.: Obama holds a small meeting with Hu in the Oval Office. Obama later holds an expanded meeting with Hu in the Cabinet Room.

TBA: Obama, Hu meet for about 45 minutes with U.S. and Chinese business leaders and CEOs at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to discuss ways to expand trade and investment opportunities.

TBA: Obama, Hu hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House.

1:30 p.m.: Biden hosts a lunch in honor of Hu's delegation at the State Department.

6 p.m.: Obama welcomes Hu at the North Portico of the White House for a state dinner and entertainment.

Thursday, Jan. 20

Morning: Hu visits Capitol Hill, meets Republican and Democratic congressional leaders, including heads and ranking members of key committees.

Midday: Hu delivers the main public policy address of his visit at a U.S.-China Business Council forum at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel.

Afternoon: Hu departs for Chicago.

Evening: Hu attends a dinner hosted by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley.

Friday, Jan. 21

TBA: Hu participates in several Chicago events, including a visit to a Chinese-owned auto parts plant.

TBA: Hu returns to Beijing.