Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is the second world leader, who has been given a high diplomatic honor of the state visit to the United States under the administration of the Trump.
The US President Donald Trump on Friday, the first will suit over the past year, state dinner, Morrison sup a dish of fillet of Dover sole under a starry sky in the Rose garden, green-and-gold colors in honor of the national colors of his country.
Trump and first lady Melania Trump will welcome Australia’s Prime Minister and his wife Jenny to the White House during a ceremony on the South Lawn, the evening culminating in a lavish open-air government dinner in the Rose garden near the Oval office.
During the day, the leaders will meet for talks and talk to reporters at a joint press conference in the East office of the White House. Morrison will also be invited to Breakfast at the state Department.
Arriving in Washington on Thursday night, Morrison, he said, was looking forward to the start of the centenary celebration of “camaraderie” between the US and Australia.
“America has much larger and, I believe, stronger friends, but it knows that it has no more reliable and loyal friends than Australia,” Morrison told reporters who accompanied him to Washington. – And I look forward to spending the next few days here with our American friends and celebrating our amazing relationship.”
On Sunday, Trump and Morrison will visit a new Australian-owned manufacturing facility in Ohio together.
In addition to communication, the leaders plan to discuss military, intelligence, and economic issues on Friday, with special attention to the Indo-Pacific region. They intend to sign a Memorandum of understanding on further cooperation between the United States and Australia in space, according to the administration.
Trump and Morrison will also discuss securing a stable market and supplying rare earth elements widely used in electric cars and cell phones. Programs will be launched to work together between the two countries on the processing of ocean plastic that damages marine fauna and fisheries, the employee said on condition of anonymity.
The last time the high diplomatic honor of a state visit to the United States was given to Australia in 2006 when President George W. Bush hosted Prime Minister John Howard.