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His Majesty the King had a short conversation with US President Barack Obama yesterday. What did they talk about? (Photo Courtesy of the Royal Household Bureau)
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What did they talk about?
After US President Barack Obama's plane landed yesterday at Don Mueang airport, he was taken to Wat Pho for a visit. Then, he was taken for a special meeting (an audience) with His Majesty the King.
Photos show the King and the President had a short conversation. What did they talk about?
We don't know everything they talked about, but we do know that President Obama gave His Majesty a photo album. In the album were photos of all the US presidents the King had met during his long reign, beginning with Dwight Eisenhower in 1954.
Former US presidents that His Majesty the King has met. From left to right: Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush
His Majesty the King has also met Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
The last page of the album was blank (empty). Do you know why? President Obama said that page was for yesterday's photo. The one at the top of this page.
land – to cause an aircraft (airplane, helicopter, etc.) to come down to the ground บินลง, นำลงจอด
audience – a formal meeting that you have with an important person, expecially royalty การเข้าเฝ้า
reign – a period of time during when a king or queen rules a country ช่วงเวลาครองราชย์
blank – empty and contains no writing or other marks ว่าง, เปล่า
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