INFOGRAPHIC: What is a state visit?

Posted at 04/28/14 12:22 PM

On April 28-29, 2014, US President Barack Obama will be undertaking a state visit to the Philippines as part of his tour in Asia. His visit to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines is part of the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" strategy, and solidifies America's effort to rebalance power in Asia.

This infographic by the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office shows the difference between a state, official, and working visit by government leaders.