Obamas to welcome Trudeaus for State Dinner in March 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, seen in Ottawa on November 4, 2015, will visit Washington and the White House in March 2016, the Obama administration said December 28US President Barack Obama will welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for talks on March 10, the White House said Monday — the Liberal leader’s first official visit since taking office in November. The US president and First Lady Michelle Obama will also host a state dinner for Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, on the same date, the White House statement said. “The visit will be an opportunity for the United States and Canada to deepen their bilateral relationship, which is one of the closest and most extensive in the world,” the White House said.

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