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Nations Obama has honored with White House state dinners

April 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has held seven state dinners so far and plans at least two more this year. The list of countries and years the dinners were held:

2009: Then-Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

2010: Then-Mexican President Felipe Calderon

2011: Then-Chinese President Hu Jintao

2011: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

2011: Then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

2012: British Prime Minister David Cameron

2014: French President Francois Hollande

2015: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, scheduled for April 28.

2015: (expected) Chinese President Xi Jinping

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