Transcript for President Obama Wraps Africa Trip With Historic Meeting
President Obama is wrapping up his trip to Africa with a historic meeting he's taking part in a wreath laying ceremony in Tanzania along with former president George W. Bush. To residents who just happen to be in the same place at the same time ABC's members is also there good morning merry. Good morning John good morning Diana today marks -- first two US presidents President Bush and President Obama. Making a joint public appearance here in Africa. Angry crowds of well wishers welcomed President Obama on his first visit to Tanzania. The final stop on his Africa tour President Bush is here as well for a conference on African. -- -- rare face to face encounter at a ceremony at the US embassy highlights -- US relations with Africa. There are shifting. President Obama has yet to create a legacy in the continent comparable to that of his predecessor who -- hailed for his successful foreign aid to Africa. President Obama says President Bush deserves enormous credit for funding aids and HIV treatment. I think -- -- is one of his crowning achievements. Because of the commitment. Of the bush administration and the American people. Millions of people's lives have been saved. In shaping his own legacy mr. Obama is looking to create a new model for relations. He's not on assistance but equal partnership. What we want to do is use whatever. Monies that were provided. To build capacity. So we don't want to just provide the medicine we want to help build the health infrastructures. That allow Tanzania's. Two. Improve their overall health systems. We don't want to just. Provide food. We want to increase food self sufficiency. In addition to the president's their wives also be sharing a stage Michelle Obama and Laura Bush are attending a summit with African first ladies -- and Diana.
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