Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of the Expansion of the Panama Canal in Panama City, Republic of Panama on June 26, 2016. 

Dr. Jill Biden will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable John D. Feeley, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Panama, Department of State

The Honorable William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Department of State

Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)

The Honorable Mari Carmen Aponte, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State