MADRID, July 7 Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to make an official visit to Spain in 15 years when he arrives in Seville on Saturday, local media said Thursday.
Obama will visit Spain after attending a summit of NATO leaders in Poland and will use his time to visit the U.S. military base in Rota, as well as to hold meetings with Spanish political leaders in Madrid.
Spanish King Felipe VI will meet Obama at Seville airport after which the latter will tour Rota, which houses around 1,300 military personnel and 1,700 family members.
Obama will be in Madrid for lunch with King Felipe at the Royal Palace on Monday. He will then hold meetings with acting prime minister and leader of the People's Party Mariano Rajoy.
Last week saw First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia visit Madrid as part of Michelle's "Let Girls Learn" educational initiative aimed at raising educational levels for girls around the world.