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Office of Protocol; Gifts to Federal Employees From Foreign Government Sources Reported to Employing Agencies in Calendar Year 2008

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The Department of State submits the following comprehensive listing of the statements which, as required by law, Federal employees filed with their employing agencies during calendar year 2008 concerning gifts received from foreign government sources. The compilation includes reports of both tangible gifts and gifts of travel or travel expenses of more than minimal value, as defined by statute. Also, included are gifts received in previous years including four gifts in 2003, three gifts in 2006, twenty-nine gifts in 2007. These latter gifts and expenses are being reported in 2008 as the Office of Protocol, Department of State, did not receive the relevant information to include them in earlier reports.

Publication of this listing in the Federal Register is required by Section 7342(f) of Title 5, United States Code, as added by Section 515(a)(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Pub. L. 95-105, August 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 865).

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Dated: May 19, 2009.

Patrick F. Kennedy,

Under Secretary for Management, Department of State.

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AGENCY: Executive Office of the President

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
PresidentTraditional brown farwa (overcoat), a silver and gold dagger with belt and case, a silver and gold sabre with diamonds and rubies on the hand guard (includes belt and case), and an inscribed book titled “Back to Earth: Adobe Building in Saudi Arabia,” by William Facey. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$4,589.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Royal Highness Sultan Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, Secretary General, Supreme Commission for Tourism, The Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver and gold replica of the palace on slab of malachite, a navy suede robe with gold rope trim and mink lining, and the King Abd al-Aziz Medal of Honor gold necklace. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$32,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentA silver and gold replica of a desert scene in Saudi Arabia including palm trees, a camel, a tent, and people on a granite slab. Rec'd—11/13/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBlack Mercedes mountain bike with extra parts and a Philips digital photo frame with an SD card holding photos from the President's trip to Germany. Rec'd—6/10/2008. Est. Value—$4,687.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentA 24″ gold chain Collar of State with accompanying certificate, a black sash with multicolored details and embroidered “Pres. Bush” and “Akwabaa,” and a green sash with the Grand Cordon in the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers gold medal and 4″ silver brooch replica of the Grand Cordon in the Most Venerable Order of the Pioneers medal with accompanying certificate. Rec'd—2/19/2008. Est. Value—$885.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President22″ × 31 1/2″ framed rug portrait of two roan horses. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Eminence Abd al-Aziz al-Hakim, Chairman, Islamic Supreme Council of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTan leather saddle with gold thread embroidery; includes horse blanket, stirrups, reins, and bridle. Rec'd—9/24/2008. Est. Value—$1,400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of AlgeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver bowl with a crescent moon and star around the rim. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—$711.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSterling silver replica of Machu Picchu ruins in Peru held on a wooden base with “To H.E. George W. Bush, From: H.E. Alan Garcia, Asia Pacific Economic Forum Lima—Peru 2008” inscribed on silver plaque and a book titled “Peru Vision” by His Excellency Alan Garcia Perez and Carlos Espa. Rec'd—11/23/2008. Est. Value—$680.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Alan Garcia Perez, President of the Republic of PeruNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTan Vicuna scarf with fringe held in an engraved wood box. Rec'd—12/14/2007 Est. Value—$972.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Alan Garcia Perez, President of the Republic of PeruNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentOff-white and brown Colombian sombrero and a 49 piece white china set painted with blue flowers. Rec'd—9/20/2008. Est. Value—$852.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Alvaro Uribe Velez, President of the Republic of ColombiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentMother of pearl picture frame, two leather vases, three wind chimes, and a candle holder. Rec'd—12/26/2007. Est. Value—$425.00. Location—Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, The Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentA pair of leather boots with hand stitched leather appliqués, a burlap and multicolored denim saddle pad, a painted leather and fabric saddle with copper stirrups, personalized “George W. Bush,” “USA,” and “Mali” with brass tacks, and a leather halter with brass embellishments and multicolored lead rope, all in traditional Malinese style. Rec'd—2/12/2008. Est. Value—$918.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Amadou Toumani Touré, President of the Republic of MaliNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBang & Olufsen BeoLab 4000 music system with speakers and remote control. Rec'd—2/29/2008. Est. Value—$5,195.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of DenmarkNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President10″ × 10″ ornate Waterford crystal footed bowl with scalloped border etched, “Presented to George W. Bush, President of the United States of America on the Occasion of St. Patrick's Day 2008 by the Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, on Behalf of the People of Ireland,” live Shamrocks, and an 18″ figurine carved in 56,000-year-old bog wood. Rec'd—3/17/2008. Est. Value—$768.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, T.D., Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentNATO Summit Bucharest commemorative items including a briefcase, gold coin, “Wings of Freedom” sketch, and Mont Blanc pen and ink set, USB drives, card case, DVDs, and leather portfolio, three books titled ““Who's Afraid of Glass?” by Ioan Nemtoi, four books titled “Saints on Glass,” “Traditions: Romania Through Stamps,” “Patrimony Romanian Costume,” and “Bucuresti,” by George Avanu, 2 audio CDs, an 11″ × 14″ hand painted icon of St. George, a large yellow blown glass bowl, and an 8″ × 10″ framed oil painting of four people. Rec'd—4/2/2008. Est. Value—$3,819.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, Prime Minister of RomaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBottle of 1977 Chardonnay. Rec'd—4/2/2008. Est. Value—$49.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Excellency Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, Prime Minister of RomaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTraditional blue two-part Benin robe and a carved wood pot supported by three hands attached to a white embroidered cloth and held in a frame. Rec'd—2/16/2008. Est. Value—$525.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President80″ × 113″ silk Afghani rug. Rec'd—5/17/2008. Est. Value—$4,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President19″ × 39″ oval lapis tabletop and two 19 1/2″ round lapis tabletops. Rec'd—9/26/2008. Est. Value—$19,400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentLimited edition silver bowl with enameled yellow flowers and green leaves and two inscribed books titled, “A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century,” by Upinder Singh and “Ghandian Way: Peace, Non-violence and Empowerment.” Rec'd—9/24/2008. Est. Value—$813.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentA framed 28″ × 20″ photo of President Bush and Prime Minister Olmert, a hydration system cycling backpack, two blue Nalini cycling bib shorts with “G.W. Bush” and an Israeli flag printed on the leg, a blue short sleeve Nalini cycling jersey with “G.W. Bush” printed on the back, a blue long sleeve Nalini cycling jersey with “G.W. Bush” printed on the back, a 256MB memory card, a high quality Handy screen protector, and an HP iPAQ Travel Companion with accompanying charger and case. Rec'd—1/9/2008. Est. Value—$2,050.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentAthletic Equipment: MTB Hard Tail Special Edition mountain bike made by Segal bikes; President Bush's name and the Israeli flag painted on the frame and a framed 5′ × 2′ transfer of a photo onto a canvas of Masada landscape at night. Rec'd—5/15/2008. Est. Value—$3,450.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentMounted crystal formation. Rec'd—7/21/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Fatmir Sejdiu, President of the Republic of KosovoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwo brown leather bookends with silver plated Agave plant on the sides. Rec'd—4/21/2008. Est. Value—$495.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa, President of the United Mexican StatesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President12″ × 12″ square opaque yellow plate held on a silver stand. Rec'd—11/14/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa, President of the United Mexican StatesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentSterling silver plated stag horn tea cup engraved with the seal of Paraguay, a sterling silver spoon, and a white linen embroidered shirt designed by Marcos Ismachowiez. Rec'd—10/27/2008. Est. Value—$362.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Fernando Lugo, President of the Republic of ParaguayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCreative Zen MP3 Player and an OSIM uSqueez Calf and Foot Massager. Rec'd—4/9/2008. Est. Value—$579.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister, Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of SingaporeNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTaxidermied lion and leopard, a zebra skin, and an 8' tall ornately carved statue. Rec'd—2/17/2008. Est. Value—$18,200.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, President of the United Republic of TanzaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwo shadow boxes displaying with carvings of native Tanzanians, an 11″ × 33″ framed painting of zebras, and a 33” wood table with carvings of African animals including elephants, giraffes, and lions. Rec'd—8/28/2008. Est. Value—$625.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, President of the United Republic of TanzaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentPair of black Zandstra rollerblades, belreflector, Skeelers wrist guards, knee pads, and elbow pads, and white wood clogs with “Jan Peter Balkenende,” “In friendship,” and windmills painted in blue. Rec'd—6/5/2008. Est. Value—$762.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the NetherlandsNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCult full carbon Black Gold XTR mountain bike, navy tie with white designs, and a rectangular crystal bowl with star design. Rec'd—6/9/2008. Est. Value—$7,031.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Janez Jansa, Prime Minister of the Republic of SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentGold cufflinks and matching gold chain necklace with stone and a large piece of red, black, yellow, and green traditional Kente cloth. Rec'd—2/19/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBlack Mont Blanc fountain pen. Rec'd—10/18/2008. Est. Value—$394.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency José Manuel Duaro Barroso, President of the Commission of the European CommunitiesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentFramed archery set. Rec'd—4/16/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentVarious personalized Elord casual clothes, tennis shoes, and a baseball cap. Rec'd—8/6/2008. Est. Value—$936.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of KoreaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentTen Fuente OpusX cigars. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$330.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Excellency Martin Torrijos Espino, President of the Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentRed lacquered wood humidor made by Griffin's with a sterling silver plate engraved “43” affixed to lid and a book titled “Panama Canal.” Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$742.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Martin Torrijos Espino, President of the Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentCrystal decanter etched with the Czech Republic seal and five crystal glasses etched “G.W.B.,” a signed hardcover book titled “Prague, Prag, Praha,” by Miroslav Krob & Jr., a Ceska Zbrojovka CS550 shotgun, and an inscribed wood gun rack. Rec'd—2/28/2008. Est. Value—$1,885.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mirek Topolanek, Prime Minister of the Czech RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBrown leather Hermes saddle. Rec'd—6/13/2008. Est. Value—$6,200.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentLalique crystal horse bookends. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$3,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBlack lacquer humidor with a silver-plated symbol of France on top and “President de la Republique Francaise” engraved on the inside and a sterling silver Waterman fountain pen. Rec'd—10/18/2008. Est. Value—$3,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentFramed gold image of the Élysée Palace in Paris, France with “Nicolas Sarkozy President de la Republique Francaise” written on the bottom and a gold and crystal “LÉpee” clock. Rec'd—11/17/2008. Est. Value—$1,559.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver tea set including teapot, cream, and sugar containers. Rec'd—3/24/2008. Est. Value—$650.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver filigree bowl. Rec'd—4/25/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sali Berisha, Prime Minister of the Republic of AlbaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentFour books titled “Glorious Celebrations of the Reign: The Celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of His Majesty the King's Accession to the Throne” (2), “The Royal Kingdom of Thailand: Fifty Years of a Golden Reign,” “Arts of the Kingdom,” and “Bangkok Then and Now,” by Steven Van Beek, and a wood jewelry box with the seal of The Royal Thai Government in gold and lined with green velvet. Rec'd—8/6/2008. Est. Value—$1,125.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Samak Sundaravej, Prime Minister of Kingdom of ThailandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSix wooden replicas of ancient Kuwaiti ships held in a wood box with 4 engraved gold plates. Rec'd—3/4/2008. Est. Value—$414.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sheikh Mesh'al Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Chief, Kuwaiti National Guard, KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver and gold falcon sculpture and a gold model of the Kuwait City landscape in a crystal cube. Rec'd—9/18/2008. Est. Value—$15,237.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBronze statue on a marble pedestal representing a young girl with butterfly wings symbolizing the Spring offering the laurel to the Winner and twelve E. Marinella ties. Rec'd—6/13/2008. Est. Value—$5,120.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwelve E. Marinella ties. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$1,620.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President15″ white ceramic “Liberty” vase with three women dancing, numbered 200 of 500, and twelve E. Marinella ties. Rec'd—10/13/2008. Est. Value—$2,460.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentVarious Christmas decorations including ornaments, a papier mache Santa Claus, 14″ decorative crystal tree, and napkins. Rec'd—12/17/2007. Est. Value—$742.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Ambassador of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwo Royal Crown Derby plates in the “Gold Aves” pattern. Rec'd—12/17/2007. Est. Value—$300.00. Location—Transferred to GSAHis Excellency Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Ambassador of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwo Royal Crown Derby plates in the “Gold Aves” pattern. Rec'd—12/17/2007. Est. Value—$300.00. Location—President retainedHis Excellency Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Ambassador of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentBottle of Kutjevo wine. Rec'd—4/4/2008. Est. Value—$50.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Excellency Stjepan Mesic, President of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentLeather photo album with photos of President Bush's trip to Croatia, a wood model of an antique Croatian ship called a “Bracera,” and an XD-9 semi-automatic pistol and XD semi-automatic pistol. Rec'd—4/4/2008. Est. Value—$1,763.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Stjepan Mesic, President of the Republic of CroatiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHousehold Item: Large 3-tier wooden frame with handcarved designs. Rec'd—6/5/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentGold-plated SMG PK Caliber 9mm gun and an inscribed book titled “Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West” by Benazir Bhutto. Rec'd—7/28/2008. Est. Value—$778.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentPersonalized letterman jacket images of Barney, Miss Beazley, and India on the back, two G8 commemorative coins, and an inscribed book by Sakie Yokota. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$404.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Yasuo Fukuda, Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President“The Order of Zayed” gold necklace with emeralds, diamonds, and rubies with gold medallion and certificate and a multicolored vase with the coat of arms of the United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—1/13/2008. Est. Value—$86,500.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President5′ × 6′ framed abstract painting of the letter “W” by Abdul Kader El Rayes. Rec'd—8/8/2008. Est. Value—$4,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSilver William & Son fountain pen and a book titled “Mosaic: A journey through the multi-faceted world of Bahrain's Arts and Crafts,” by Dr. Ali Hasan Follad. Rec'd—9/8/2008. Est. Value—$650.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Highness Sheikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Head of the Bahrain Defense ForceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentFramed 131/2″ × 231/2″ “St. Petersburg Square” mosaic. Rec'd—4/15/2008. Est. Value—$2,500.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Holiness Pope Benedict XVINon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBouquet of flowers and thirty-eight boxes of assorted Godiva chocolates. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$1,170.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Majesty Mohammed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentDecoration of the Order of Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa with certificate and a gold date palm tree on stand with pearls. Rec'd—1/12/2008. Est. Value—$26,450.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Shaikh Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentTwo blue, tan, and off-white vases with painted images of horses and birds and a book titled “The Historical Photos of the American Hospital & Documents Related to the American Hospital.” Rec'd—3/24/2008. Est. Value—$3,694.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Shaikh Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentA limited edition (2/100) 10″ Faberge elephant, a limited edition (42/500) book titled “Luc Leestemaker” by Luc Leestemaker with framed 5″ × 6″ original painting by the artist, and a 4″ gold and brass filigree and enameled jeweled Faberge egg with small egg pendant necklace. Rec'd—1/3/2008. Est. Value—$4,750.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei DarussalamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentVarious chocolates, cookies, corn relish, and spirited cherries. Rec'd—1/3/2008 Est. Value—$60.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei DarussalamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentFramed 31″ × 461/2″ painting of the First Family. Rec'd—4/9/2008. Est. Value—$3,500.00. Location—Archives ForeignMr. Behgjet Pacolli, Chairman, New Kosovo AllianceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President30″ mother of pearl vase. Rec'd—1/8/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Archives ForeignMr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian AuthorityNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentFramed 281/2″ × 301/2″ painting of a woman playing the flute. Rec'd—4/23/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Archives ForeignMr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian AuthorityNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President3″ red painted sake cup with hand painted design and personalized with the President's initials. Rec'd—7/8/2008 Est. Value—$1,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Kiyoko Fukuda, Office of the Prime Minister and Chief Cabinet Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSigned leather bound book titled “Australia: An Artist's Journey Through The Landscape” by Pamela Griffith. Rec'd—3/28/2008. Est. Value—$1,200.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Kevin Rudd, M.P., Prime Minister of AustraliaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentSmall gold plaque with the Kurdistan seal, scabbard with hand-carved wood handle and sheath, and a traditional Kurdish tan suit, including a zip-up jacket, drawstring slacks, a sheer patterned scarf, two red and white headscarves, and a small cap, all held in a black Tumi garment bag. Rec'd—10/28/2008. Est. Value—$2,209.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentA brown tie with multicolored stripes, a red tie with floral designs, and a black and blue dotted tie. Rec'd—4/16/2008. Est. Value—$390.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable James Gordon Brown, M.P., Prime MinisterNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentBox of Rococo chocolates. Rec'd—4/16/2008. Est. Value—$94.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyThe Right Honorable James Gordon Brown, M.P., Prime MinisterNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyWhite and blue Meissen tea set with two tea cups, two saucers, and four plates. Rec'd—6/10/2008. Est. Value—$772.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of GermanyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyTwo 5″ tall sterling silver and colored maple wood candle holders by Lev Shneiderman and a 3″ hammered gold dove pin. Rec'd—5/15/2008. Est. Value—$205.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Dali Itzik, Speaker of the Knesset of IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyAhava Bath + Beauty set in blue AHAVA travel case. Rec'd—5/15/2008. Est. Value—$150.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHer Excellency Dali Itzik, Speaker of the Knesset of IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyGold brooch with Liberian seal, black sash with multicolored details and embroidered with “Mrs. Bush” and “Akwabaa,” a green sash with the Grand Cordon in the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers gold-tone medal with 4″ silver brooch replica of the Grand Cordon in the Most Venerable Order of the Pioneers medal, and an award certificate signed by Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Rec'd—2/19/2008. Est. Value—$1,085.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady3″ 18 carat gold bamboo broach with a golden Southsea pearl and a genuine stingray leather jewelry box. Rec'd—6/24/2008. Est. Value—$960.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Republic of the PhilippinesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyTwo 8″ × 10″ framed photos of divers, a CD, two 4″ × 6″ framed photos of Mrs. Bush and Her Excellency Nouria Al-Subaih, and a small sterling silver bird figurine held in a frame. Rec'd—2/25/2008. Est. Value—$336.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Excellency Nouria Al-Subaih, Minister of Education and Higher Education, KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadySeven large silk fabrics held in an ivory silk case. Rec'd—5/16/2008. Est. Value—$9,819.00. Location—Archives ForeignHer Royal Highness Hessa bint Trad Al-Shaalan, Princess, RiyadhNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady5″ × 7″ antique silver jeweled box with traditional design and twenty-one 3″ silver symbolic Tuareg crosses held in a traditional decorative wooden frame. Rec'd—9/24/2008. Est. Value—$789.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of AlgeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady17″ × 51″ raw silk embroidered table runner. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—$445.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyLarge kora (traditional string instrument from Mali). Rec'd—2/12/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Amadou Toumani Touré, President of the Republic of MaliNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBurgundy patent leather jewelry box and matching purse. Rec'd—10/30/2008. Est. Value—$563.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Asif Ali Zardari, President of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady72″ × 144″ double damask satin linen tablecloth by Thomas Furguson. Rec'd—3/17/2008. Est. Value—$429.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, T.D., Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady12 white linen napkins with multicolored animals with matching 48″ × 60″ white table linen and native dress with jems and embroidered details. Rec'd—2/16/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Boni Yayi and Mrs. Chantal Jean De Souza Yayi, President of the Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady11″ blue lapis vase with floral inlay. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady4″ silver Hoopoe bird with Indian enameling known as Meenakari designed by Blue Bird and four “Sound Scapes: Music of the Deserts, Valleys, Rivers and Mountains” CD set. Rec'd—9/25/2008. Est. Value—$650.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady14″ ornately painted gourd with traditional design and removable lid. Rec'd—3/13/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa, President of the United Mexican StatesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyGold necklace, earrings, and bracelet set featuring symbols of Ghana. Rec'd—2/21/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyWhite china tea set with blue accents by Young Sook Park, an assortment of personalized Elord casual wear, a pink silk scarf, tennis shoes, and a personalized baseball cap. Rec'd—4/16/2008. Est. Value—$1,382.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea, SeoulNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyWhite porcelain rose held on a wooden stand. Rec'd—10/18/2008. Est. Value—$450.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadySix E. Marinella silk scarves. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$1,920.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyThree multicolored E. Marinella silk scarves. Rec'd—10/13/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady20″ × 24″ framed embroidered artwork of a vase with various purple flowers. Rec'd—1/28/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sun Jiazheng, Minister of Culture of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyWhite sheer scarf with silver details and a traditional Romanian folk costume including a robe, gold silk head scarf, skirt, and a belt. Rec'd—4/1/2008. Est. Value—$766.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Traian Basescu and Mrs. Maria Basescu, President and First Lady of RomaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyTwo 15″ hand-painted carved wooden statues in traditional male and female Ukranian attire. Rec'd—9/29/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyLarge silver traditional necklace with bells, embroidered fur-lined traditional wrap, beaded traditional head cover with tassels, yellow traditional beaded robe, and a book titled “Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia” by John Topham. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$4,085.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Royal Highness Sultan Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Secretary General, Supreme Commission for Tourism, RiyadhNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyGreen pashmina wrap with embroidered peach and burgundy floral design. Rec'd—7/28/2008. Est. Value—$387.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Begum Fauzia Gillani, Office of the Prime Minister of The Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady10″ black quilted silk Chanel handbag with silver chain. Rec'd—6/13/2008. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Carla Sarkozy, Office of the President of the Republic of FranceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyOrnate Turkish silver mirror with lace envelope and two books titled “My Name is Red,” by Orhan Pamuk and Erdag Goknar and “Hagia Sophia: A Vision for Empires.” Rec'd—1/18/2008. Est. Value—$520.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Fatma Gulgun Sensoy, Embassy of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady17″ × 51″ raw silk embroidered table runner. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—$445.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Hayrünnisa Gül, Office of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady2″ pink enamel carnation pendant on gold chain by Master Avedis. Rec'd—9/22/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Hayrünnisa Gül, Office of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBrown and gold beaded basket and a Rwandan table set including brown and gold beaded placemats, napkin rings, and coasters held in matching beaded container with lid. Rec'd—2/18/2008. Est. Value—$385.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Jeannette Kagame, First Lady of RwandaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyA book in Japanese about protecting the Eart, nine sketches of various families protecting the environment, a “Kobuskusa” (small decorative cloth), purple silk scarf, small hand painted bamboo bowl, a hand painted red sake cup personalized with Mrs. Bush's initials, hand painted seashells, papier mache masks of President and Mrs. Bush, a framed origami American flag, a woven obi with gold and silver leaf pattern, a small decorative bean bag doll on a clear stand, two small painted stress balls, and a book titled “Gift Wrapping with Textiles: Stylish Ideas from Japan,” by Chizuko Morita. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$4,585.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Kiyoko Fukuda, Office of the Prime Minister and Chief Cabinet Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyWhite sheer scarf with silver details and a traditional Romanian folk costume including a robe, gold silk head scarf, skirt, and a belt. Rec'd—4/1/2008. Est. Value—$766.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Maria Basescu, Office of the President of RomaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyLocal vegetable floral arrangement. Rec'd—11/22/2008. Est. Value—$50.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyMrs. Pilar Nores de Garcia, The First Lady of the Republic of Peru, Palacio de Gobierno, Plaza de Arnas, LimaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady7″ silver spoon pin with red stone in center and Peruvian designs, colorful traditional Peruvian woven table runner, and a book titled “The Incas: Art and Symbols.” Rec'd—11/22/2008. Est. Value—$312.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Pilar Nores de Garcia, The First Lady of the Republic of Peru, Palacio de Gobierno, Plaza de Arnas, LimaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady55″ × 55″ beige silk scarf with gold details by Valentin Yudashkin. Rec'd—7/8/2008. Est. Value—$390.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Svetlana Medvedeva, Office of the President of the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyStainless steel set of 12 knives, forks, and spoons and one serving spatula with traditional Lebanese design on handles by S & S Haddad. Rec'd—9/23/2008. Est. Value—$900.00. Location—Archives ForeignMrs. Wafaa Sleiman, Office of the President of The Republic of LebanonNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyDark blue silk scarf and a 13 piece white porcelain tea set with brown and gold details handmade by Slovenian artists. Rec'd—6/9/2008. Est. Value—$501.00. Location—Archives ForeignMs. Urska Bacovnik, Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady8″ ornately hand carved traditional wooden elephant with small elephant inside and enamel design. Rec'd—9/22/2008. Est. Value—$700.00. Location—ArchivesThe Honorable Daggubati Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady36″ × 48″ colorful embroidered cloth and a traditional Kurdish outfit with metallic copper-colored vest and pants with a sheer beaded patterned robe. Rec'd—10/28/2008. Est. Value—$473.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Honorable Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyFloral arrangement of roses and orchids and assorted chocolates by Lenotre Paris. Rec'd—11/4/2008. Est. Value—$1,791.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Majesty Mohammed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyEight East African Blackwood carved wooden statues, two carved wood wall plaques, and four framed paintings of native people, animals, and scenery. Rec'd—2/18/2008. Est. Value—$8,815.00. Location—Archives ForeignMr. Kabissa, Deputy Chief of Protocol, Embassy of the United Republic of TanzaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyCrystal bowl with “10 Downing Street” etched around the rim. Rec'd—6/16/2008. Est. Value—$1,300.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable James Gordon Brown, M.P., Prime Minister, LondonNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First FamilyPorcelain tea set painted with colorful churches and flowers stamped “St. Petersberg 1744” underneath each piece. Rec'd—4/6/2008. Est. Value—$2,444.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, MoscowNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Family68″ red, white, and blue beaded American flag spear with 20” matching red, white, and blue beaded American flag shield and a 38” green, blue, and yellow beaded walking stick held in a woven basket. Rec'd—2/18/2008. Est. Value—$4,200.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, KigaliNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyWood vase made from spalted crabapple, by Garry Bowes. Rec'd—7/24/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada, OttawaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyVarious photos of His Excellency and Mrs. Lee Myung-bak with President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush and President and Mrs. George W. Bush in a digital frame and a photo album, three pieces of artwork featuring President and Mrs. Bush, and several books about Korean culture and history. Rec'd—4/16/2008. Est. Value—$3,927.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea, SeoulNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyArtwork: 61/2″ × 9″ signed photo of President and Mrs. Bush praying with His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI in the Oval Office; held in 111/2″ × 15″ sterling silver frame with gold Vatican coat of arms and a hardcover book titled “The Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican.” Rec'd—6/13/2008. Est. Value—$1,210.00. Location—Archives ForeignHis Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, Vatican CityNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Abrams, ElliottJewelry set including men's and women's diamond watches, diamond bracelet, earrings, cufflinks, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$14,600.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Abrams, ElliottLarge brown robe lined with wool. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Abrams, ElliottFramed 10″ × 14″ multicolored abstract painting with Arabic symbols. Rec'd—8/7/2008. Est. Value—$800.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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White House Staff Member. Abrams, Elliott7″ gold vermeil statue of a falcon on a jasper stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Ansley, JudithTwo E. Marinella silk scarves. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$490.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua BJewelry set including men's and women's diamond watches, diamond bracelet, earrings, cufflinks, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$10,225.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua BLarge black robe with gold accents lined with wool. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua B64″ × 45″ Afghan wool rug with burgundy, brown, blue and orange repeating geometric patterns with 2” beige fringe. Rec'd—5/17/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Dr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua B37″ × 58″ yellow and burgundy woven rug with floral design. Rec'd—12/14/2008. Est. Value—$1,800.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua BPair of black platinum plated Delta pens with ink and leather case. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua B7″ gold vermeil horse on a green marble stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Bolten, Joshua B29″ × 41″ abstract multicolored painting of a man sitting; held in a silver-tone frame. Rec'd—8/7/2008. Est. Value—$2,500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Gillespie, EdwardJewelry set including a men's diamond watch, diamond earrings, bracelet, cufflinks, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$13,200.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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White House Staff Member. Gillespie, Edward7″ × 41/2″ × 2″ lapis box with stone floral design on hinged lid. Rec'd—5/17/2008. Est. Value—$420.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Dr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Gillespie, EdwardPair of black platinum plated Delta pens with ink and leather case. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Handled pursuant to Secret Service policyHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Gillespie, Edward5″ gold vermeil horse on a green marble stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, StephenJewelry set including men's and women's watches, diamond ring, bracelet, earrings, and cufflinks, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$15,050.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, StephenClothing: Large brown robe with gold accents lined with wool; held in a green and white trunk. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, Stephen9″ sterling silver plate with blue and red floral design on tile insert. Rec'd—6/5/2008. Est. Value—$602.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Ali Babacan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chief EU Negotiator of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, Stephen61/4″ white octagon-shaped inlaid jewelry box with floral design on the lid. Rec'd—9/26/2008. Est. Value—$390.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, StephenPair of black platinum plated Delta pens with ink and leather case. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, StephenBlack leather suitcase with combination locks. Rec'd—8/5/2008. Est. Value—$356.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, Stephen8″ gold vermeil ram on a green marble stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$650.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hadley, StephenFramed 25″ × 31″ painting of a building and a palm tree by the beach. Rec'd—8/8/2008. Est. Value—$650.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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White House Staff Member. Hadley, Stephen14″ gold vermeil statue of a camel and two trees on a green marble base. Rec'd—3/26/2008. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Majesty Shaikh Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hagin, JoeJewelry set including a men's and women's watch, diamond bracelet, earrings, cufflinks, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$10,290.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hagin, JoeLarge grey robe with gold accents lined with wool. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hagin, JoeSilver business card holder, a book titled “Romania: Tourist Guide” by Maria Pascaru, a black leather attaché case, and a set of eight fabric art prints featuring black and white scenes of Bucharest. Rec'd—4/2/2008. Est. Value—$389.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Traian Basescu, President of RomaniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Hagin, Joe6” gold vermeil horse on a green marble stand; held in a green leather case. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Jeffrey, James61/2″ × 8″ porcelain Hermès tray with multicolored rococo patterns and blue and gold lining. Rec'd—7/14/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of ArmeniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. LTG Lute, Douglas69″ × 51″ Afghani rug with diamond pattern and burnt orange, beige, and maroon accents. Rec'd—2/17/2008. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. LTG Lute, Douglas48″ × 70″ Afghani rug with diamond pattern and burnt orange, beige, and maroon accents. Rec'd—5/9/2008. Est. Value—$480.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. McGurn, William JEloga Wintime men's watch with 2 dials, diamonds, and steel strap. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$1,450.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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White House Staff Member. McGurn, William JJewelry set with women's watch, diamond cufflinks, earrings, bracelet, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$11,575.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. McGurn, William JDark blue robe with black accents lined with wool. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. McGurn, William J9″ gold vermeil statue of an Arab man with a bird on a green plastic stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. McGurn, William J7″ gold vermeil horse on a lapis stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Perino, DanaJewelry set including men's and women's diamond watches, diamond bracelet, earrings, cufflinks, and ring, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$14,625.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Perino, DanaWool-lined brown robe with pink accents and a green shawl with various designs. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$670.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Perino, Dana7″ gold painted sterling silver statue of a castle on a maroon jasper stand; held in a black leather case. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Price, DanielPair of black platinum plated Delta pens with ink and leather case. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$480.00 Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Ramchard, Nikhil N.41/2″ silver bowl with Saudi Arabia coat of arms. Rec'd—1/30/2008. Est. Value—$449.00 Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Adel Al-Jubeir, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Rasmussen, NicholasPasha de Cartier ballpoint pen with platinum finish. Rec'd—6/10/2008. Est. Value—$680.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsThe Honorable Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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White House Staff Member. Singh, MichaelFramed 9″ × 12″ multicolored abstract painting of various geometric shapes. Rec'd—8/8/2008. Est. Value—$800.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Wainstein, KenA book titled “The Construction of Al Hashemi II: A Voyage Through the History of Wooden Ships, A Concise History of Kuwait, The Art of Making Traditional Vessels,” compiled by Abdul Husain Mohammed Rafie Marafie and a small glass block with Kuwait City etched in the center. Rec'd—8/8/2008. Est. Value—$590.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of KuwaitNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Wainstein, Ken38″ silver sword; held in a scabbard and sword case. Rec'd—11/10/2008. Est. Value—$850.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsThe Honorable Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, Attorney General of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Warwood, JordanSilver Longines Grande Vitesse men's watch with three dials. Rec'd—8/13/2008. Est. Value—$2,350.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Excellency Ali Fahad Falih al-Shahwany Al-Hajri, Ambassador of the State of QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Yanes, RaulJewelry set including Philip Stein Teslar men's and women's watches, diamond cufflinks, ring, bracelet, and earrings, and a Tiffany and Co. Atlas pen. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$12,215.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Yanes, RaulLarge grey robe lined with wool, and a beige shawl. Rec'd—1/15/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
White House Staff Member. Yanes, Raul7″ gold vermeil statue of a tree and horse on a marble stand. Rec'd—1/14/2008 Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Transferred to General Services AdministrationsHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: The White House, Office of the Vice President

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Vice President Dick CheneyTen jars of Oscietra Caspian caviar ($2190); Tovuz cognac ($58); box of pomegranates ($210); ten bottles of pomegrante juice ($260); Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$2,718.00. Location—Disposition: Handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policyHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyPhoto album. Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$295.00. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyHandmade silk Azerbaijan carpet. Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$6,800. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneySix tea cups in gold and silver holders ($225); engraved silver bracelet ($95); engraved silver belt ($300); Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$620. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyPreserved fruits and jellies. Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$120. Location—Disposition: Handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policyHis Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick Cheney and Mrs. Lynne CheneyWhite linen embroidered men's shirt ($115); wool wall hanging ($140); white linen embroidered woman's blouse and red beaded necklace ($85); pair of Ukrainian ceramic dolls ($146); two silver brooches in wooden boxes ($150). Rec'd—9/4/2008. Est. Value—$636. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick Cheney and Mrs. Lynne CheneyTwo bottles 1940 Massandra Golden Collection Wine. Rec'd—9/4/2008. Est. Value—$256. Location—Disposition: Handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policyHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyFramed photograph ($55); three coffee table books about Ukraine ($195). Rec'd—9/4/2008. Est. Value—$250. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyThree Ukrainian cookbooks. Rec'd—9/4/2008. Est. Value—$90. Location—RetainedHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President's daughters and grandchildrenSeven copies of a Ukrainian children's book ($105); six plush stuffed animals ($90); three girls' blouses ($147); three boys' shirts ($117); wooden toy cart with horses ($111). Rec'd—9/4/2008. Est. Value—$570. Location—RetainedHis Excellency Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyFive E. Marinella neckties. Rec'd—11/17/2008. Est. Value—$675. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyGold, malachite and mother-of-pearl model of the A.-Massmak Fort, with gold vermeil plaque. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$8,000. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice President Dick CheneyThe King Abd-al-Aziz Sash (a large gold vermeil medal on a green ribbon sash, with two cloth lapel pins. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$450. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyTwo Samsung D880 Duo cell phones. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$1,400. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne Cheney12 kg Saudi Arabian dates ($264); large box of milk chocolates ($250); four bottles of perfumed oils ($96). Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$610. Location—Disposition: Handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policyAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyDiamond and emerald jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$65,000. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyTwo pairs of Dr. Scholl's high heeled clogs. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$300. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ms. Elizabeth Cheney, Vice President's daughterDiamond and ruby jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$85,000. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ms. Elizabeth Cheney, Vice President's daughterThree pairs of Dr. Scholl's high heeled clogs. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$450. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Addington, Chief of Staff to the Vice PresidentWhite gold and diamond jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$16,700. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Hannah, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsWhite gold, emerald and diamond jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$14,610. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samantha Ravich, Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsGold jewelry set, with diamonds, quartz and kunzite stones. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$9,425. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Robert Karem, Special Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsWhite gold, smoky quartz and diamond jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$10,250. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lea Anne Foster, Asst. to the Vice President for CommunicationsGold vermeil and diamond jewelry set. Rec'd—3/22/2008. Est. Value—$15,350. Location—ArchivesAbdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyOrnate plate from the Osmanli Collection. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$1,190. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Alli Babacan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyTraditional Kurdish women's clothing—vest, pants and overdress—with 21 Karat gold necklace. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$5,175. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Ms. Elizabeth Cheney, Vice President's daughterTraditional Kurdish women's clothing—vest, pants and overdress—with 21 Karat gold necklace. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$5,175. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyLarge cowskin nesting bowl. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$165. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Embassy of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyGift basket of fruits, nuts, tea and chocolate. Rec'd—1/14/2008. Est. Value—$275. Location—Disposition: Handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policyHis Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Embassy of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyTwelve E. Marinella neckties. Rec'd—10/15/2008. Est. Value—$1,620. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. Lynne CheneyTwo E. Marinella neckscarves. Rec'd—10/15/2008. Est. Value—$500. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyBook with sculpted leather cover, entitled Subbi, Paintings of Olev Subbi. Rec'd—4/24/2008. Est. Value—$2,000. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of EstoniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyBrass candelabra covered with lapis lazuli. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$500. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyWool carpet of Ghazni Turkmen weave. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$1,200. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyWool carpet of Afghanistan origin. Rec'd—4/24/2008. Est. Value—$580. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Abdul Khalili, Vice President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyBook of Books, in Hebrew, with leather cover, gilded pages, in a slipcase; First Strike by Shlomo Nakdiman. Rec'd—4/4/2008. Est. Value—$477. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneySterling silver tea set. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$1,000. Location—ArchivesHis Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sultan of OmanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyThree catalogues from the Museum of Time Pieces at Qasr Al Alam; DVD of Royal Equestrian and Camel Festival. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$210. Location—RetainedHis Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sultan of OmanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneySterling silver sculpture of a palm tree. Rec'd—3/26/2008. Est. Value—$1,000. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyWooden inlaid candy box. Rec'd—3/26/2008. Est. Value—$50. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneySilk and wool Egyptian carpet in the Isfahan pattern. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$1,050. Location—ArchivesField Marshal Hussein Tantawi, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Mrs. Lynne CheneyGold scarab bracelet with three blue stones. Rec'd—4/3/2008. Est. Value—$750. Location—ArchivesField Marshal Hussein Tantawi, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyFramed print of the Gavrilo Pricip Bridge in Sarajevo. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—$450. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Dr. Bisera Turkovic, Ambassador of Bosnia & HerzegovinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Addington, Chief of Staff to the Vice PresidentSmall framed painting of a Bosnian street scene. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—$350. Location—General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dr. Bisera Turkovic, Ambassador of Bosnia & HerzegovinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President Dick CheneyFramed antique map of the Lithuanian region. Rec'd—9/26/2008. Est. Value—$420. Location—ArchivesHis Excellency Yuriy Yekhanurov, Defense Minister of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Hannah, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsZilli necktie ($398); Perry Ellis Parfum ($109); Alpina Chocolates ($108). Rec'd—2/5/2008. Est. Value—$605. Location—General Services AdministrationQassim Abbas Daoud, Council of Representatives United Iraqi AllianceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Hannah, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsWool carpet of Afghanistan origin. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$790. Location—General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
David Addington, Chief of Staff to the Vice PresidentWool carpet of Afghanistan origin. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$800. Location—General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samantha Ravich, Deputy Asst. to the Vice President for National Security AffairsWool carpet of Afghanistan origin. Rec'd—5/6/2008. Est. Value—$800. Location—General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
John Hannah, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security AffairsZilli necktie ($398); Valentino necktie ($98). Rec'd—6/11/2008. Est. Value—$496. Location—General Services AdministrationSadiq al Rikabi, Iraqi General Director for External RelationsNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government

AGENCY: Department of State

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesCeremonial (traditional) robe in velvet and wood chest with gold decoration. Rec'd—January 13, 2008. Est. Value—$850.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesPearl choker. Rec'd—November 9, 2008. Est. Value—$1,400.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationMs. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the European Commission External Relations and Neighborhood PolicyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesPainting of Khobe Indian woman from Chiriqui, Panama. Rec'd—December 9, 2008. Est. Value—$440.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Samuel Lewis Navarro, First Vice-President and Foreign Minister of the Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. 2 framed political cartoons (and binder explaining significance of items) 2. jersey with Secretary Rice's name on back 3. 4 classical music CDs. Rec'd—December 8, 2008. Est. Value—$388.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationThe Right Honorable David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United KingdomNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesFramed picture made of silk fabric strings in design of flowers. Rec'd—December 12, 2008. Est. Value—$440.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Dai Bingguo, State Councilor of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Book—Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Time and the River, a Memoir—signed with dedication 2. Gold coin with picture of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. Rec'd—December 14, 2008. Est. Value—$895.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bandar Seri Begawan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei DarussalamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesLalique crystal perfume bottle. Rec'd—June 12, 2008. Est. Value—$878.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesOrnate glass (crystal) perfume decanter with frosted floral detail from the “Crystal de Sevres” company in France. Rec'd—January 31, 2008. Est. Value—$385.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Hervé Morin, Minister of Defense of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesNecklace—single pearl on black cord. Rec'd—February 27, 2008. Est. Value—$520.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Takeo Kawamura, Chief Cabinet Secretary of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Diamond ring in wood box 2. DVD with musical instrument 3. Locket with Qadhafi's photo. Rec'd—September 5, 2008. Est. Value—$212,225.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationColonel Muammar Abu Minyar al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab JamahiriyaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesDecorative silver plated and coral boat in leather display case. Rec'd—September 6, 2008. Est. Value—$360.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of AlgeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesHeavy metal (bronze) statue of a woman. Rec'd—July 15, 2008. Est. Value—$585.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina FasoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesSabre with brass hilt and leather handgrip; sheath has a dedication plaque to Secretary Rice. Rec'd—August 20, 2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Lech Kaczynski, President of the Republic of Poland on behalf of the People of PolandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesWatercolor of Secretary Rice. Rec'd—June 29, 2008. Est. Value—$1,200.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesPainting of old house by Pavel Mitkov. Rec'd—July 9, 2008. Est. Value—$900.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sergei Stanishev, Prime Minister of the Republic of BulgariaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesChina tea set—teapot, mugs and saucers. Rec'd—July 8, 2008. Est. Value—$680.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Karel Schwarzenberg, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesFramed figure of Princess Olha and medals. Rec'd—April 1, 2008. Est. Value—$520.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Volodymyr Ohryzko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States18k yellow gold Liberian “ V” Bracelet. Rec'd—February 19, 2008. Est. Value—$420.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHer Excellency Olubanke King-Akerele, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of LiberiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States18k yellow gold filigree bracelet with scarab design. Rec'd—March 25, 2008. Est. Value—$950.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationField Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Commander in Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces of the Arab Republic of EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States18k yellow gold neckace, bracelet, and earrings with Andrinka symbols of Ghana. Rec'd—February 20, 2008. Est. Value—$2,250.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of GhanaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Gold, diamond and saphire set with necklace, ring, bracelet and earrings 2. Ceremonial robe and scarf (red and blue). Rec'd—January 14, 2008. Est. Value—$230,145.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Book: “ Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine” 2. “ Scythian Gold” framed pictorials in gold of ancient history of Ukraine. Rec'd—September 22, 2008. Est. Value—$415.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Volodymyr Ohryzko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesPlaque from the 2008 Olympics—5 gold-plated Olympic mascots, limited edition #22,470 of 50,000. Rec'd—January 1, 2008. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Disposition—Permission to Retain for official use onlyUnknown Foreign Government Official, People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesFramed picture of trees on hillside surrounding stream made of amber and quartz. Rec'd—September 29, 2008. Est. Value—$385.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHer Excellency Yuliya Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko, Prime Minister of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. 1 Bottle (2.5 fl oz) of Guerlain perfume with sprayer 2. porcelain dish by Hermes. Rec'd—July 14, 2008. Est. Value—$1,120.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of ArmeniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States3 screen picture frame with Indian art. Rec'd—March 24, 2008. Est. Value—$365.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of IndiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesGold arched building with clock, entitled “Babel Bahrain”. Rec'd—March 24, 2008. Est. Value—$940.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Tan and grey bowl with leaf design signed by artist at bottom 2. Larger tan and grey bowl with leaf design signed by artist at bottom—arrived BROKEN. Rec'd—November 5, 2008. Est. Value—$570.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesLeather presentation box with (1) glass candle votive with mother-of-pearl and tooled leather decor, (2) mother-of-pearl photo frame, (3) candle holder (4) leather desk decorations. Rec'd—January 16, 2008. Est. Value—$425.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty and Her Majesty King Abdullah and Queen Rania, King and Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesRug 36″ × 60″ in green bag. Rec'd—October 24, 2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Rehman Malik, Minister of Interior of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesFramed carpet (probably silk on wool), autumn landscape with trees on the sides, path in the middle—approx 3.5′ × 2.5′. Rec'd—January 15, 2008. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Sayyed Abdul Aziz Al-Hakim, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesStatue of a golden eagle on a marble stone slab, received with damage to the base. Rec'd—January 13, 2007. Est. Value—$1,850.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesPainting by Hussein Sherif in black leather case, 19″ × 12.5″. Rec'd—July 21, 2008. Est. Value—$780.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Abdullah bin Zayed, Foreign Minister of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesAbstract painting. Rec'd—August 8, 2008. Est. Value—$6,400.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Moroccan pottery plate and bowl set 2. Book on Marrakech. Rec'd—September 6, 2008. Est. Value—$380.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Abbas El Fassi, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United StatesReplica of a gold cup found in Trialeti, village Tsalkaddoring excavations dated XVIII-XVII B.C. Rec'd—March 19, 2008. Est. Value—$590.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Mikheil Saakashvili, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Silver and aromatic-wood ornamental vessel 2. Silver and aromatic-wood perfume bottle-shaped table ornament. Rec'd—September 6, 2008. Est. Value—$625.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, President of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1. Jeweled chalase (gold cup) inside wooden box. 2. Tbilivno—special reserve wine. 3. Sarajishvili—Georgian Cognac. Rec'd—July 9, 2008. Est. Value—$360.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Mikheil Saakashvili, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States1: Bottle of fragrance for women—Eau de Parfum “Amouge Lyric”. 2: Bottle of fragrance for men “Amouge Lyric”. Rec'd—October 6, 2008. Est. Value—$510.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Badr Hamad Hamood Al-Busaidi, Secretary General and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of OmanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker, Chief of ProtocolGold-plated camel and man walking in water, gold waves on tap of 4 sacks on camel back with molded faux marble/green plastic base. Rec'd—January 2, 2008. Est. Value—$880.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Michele Sison, U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab EmiratesGold-plated figure of kneeling boy holding onto standing goat with head lowered, on faux marble green plastic base. Rec'd—January 2, 2008. Est. Value—$800.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Ford Fraker, U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia(1) His and Hers black and white watches (2) silver cufflinks (3) diamond earrings, lattice bracelet, and ring set (4) silver pen with diamonds. Rec'd—January 14, 2008. Est. Value—$45,000.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Clark T. Randt, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of ChinaBronze “ ding” a vessel used in ancient China, approximately 10 pounds. Rec'd—October 21, 2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Disposition—Permission to Retain for official use onlyHis Excellency Dai Bingguo, State Councilor of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker, Chief of Protocol1: Robe; silk with paisley design in red and ivory, bancs of goldwrapped thread, lined in golden yellow cat-type fur 2: Shawl; wool, 5-petal rosettes, beige and maroon; both held in red and white velour box with 2 combo locks. Rec'd—January 1, 2008. Est. Value—$2,510.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Peter Coneway, U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland$2,700 Swiss Francs in cash. Rec'd—November 19, 2008. Est. Value—$2,464.34. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Francesco Canalini, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy SeeNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Bryan Langley, Assistant Chief of ProtocolRolex watch style M499314 # 116000-70200. Rec'd—August 29, 2008. Est. Value—$3,750.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable David Welch, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs1. Green leather briefcase 2. silver pen with diamonds 3. silver cufflinks 4. ladies' watch with blue face and band 5. men's watch with white face 6. Sapphire and diamond set of earrings, bracelet and ring. Rec'd—January 14, 2008. Est. Value—$45,000.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Sean McCormack, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Department SpokesmanMen's watch, RADO brand with small likeness of Qadhafi's face on watch face. Rec'd—September 4, 2008. Est. Value—$800.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationColonel Muammar Abu Minyar al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab JamahiriyaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker, Chief of Protocol(1) His and Hers watches (2) emerald and diamond bracelet, earrings, and ring set (3) cufflinks with onyx (4) Tiffany's pen. Rec'd—January 14, 2008. Est. Value—$65,000.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Clark T. Randt, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of ChinaTraditional Chinese small clay teapot produced by artist. Rec'd—September 22, 2008. Est. Value—$1,857.00. Disposition—Permission to Retain for official use onlyMr. Lu Chang Cheng, Director General of the Public Security Bureau of Beijing Capital International AirportNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Clark T. Randt, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of ChinaTraditional rug, approximately 3x5 feet, red with colored pattern. Rec'd—October 10, 2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Disposition—Permission to Retain for official use onlyHis Excellency Ahmad Eklil Hakimi, Ambassador of Afghanistan to ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jess Baily, U.S. Team Leader, Erbil Regional Reconstruction Team in Iraq6.1 × 4.2 foot silk carpet of Iranian origin. Rec'd—June 23, 2008. Est. Value—$1,900.00. Location—Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Nechervan Idris Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Erbil, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable David Hale, U.S. Ambassador to JordanOne Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo watch with steel bracelet and white dial. Rec'd—February 7, 2008. Est. Value—$12,500.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty Abdullah II bin al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tatum Fraites, Intern in the Office of the Chief of ProtocolWomen's silver TagHeuer watch with pink face, “Aqua Pacer” REC3082. Rec'd—September 3, 2008. Est. Value—$2,600.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Veronica Ruano, Protocol OfficerWomen's silver TagHeuer watch— “Aqua Pacer” ERM9625. Rec'd—August 26, 2008. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Thomas Rathburn, Budget Analyst for Office of the Chief of ProtocolMen's TagHeuer Watch—silver with black face. Rec'd—August 29, 2008. Est. Value—$3,400.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable David Hale, U.S. Ambassador to JordanOne MTM Special Ops Black Predator Military watch. Rec'd—July 2, 2008. Est. Value—$450.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Majesty King Abdullah II bin al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and His Excellency Prince Faisal Al Fayez, Minister of the Royal Court of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Goli Ameri, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural AffairsSynthetic, red and yellow Persian Rug, 4 × 6 feet. Rec'd—July 17, 2008. Est. Value—$340.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Bahram Aksharzaden, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Weightlifting Federation, Iranian Ministry of SportNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government
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AGENCY: Central Intelligence Agency

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Michael V. Hayden, DirectorSword with a copper and brass hilt in a leather scabbard. Rec'd—1/18/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Michael V. Hayden, DirectorEnamel and gilt sword with scabbard scimitar. Rec'd—3/12/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Michael V. Hayden, DirectorBrass and green enamel model of a building, mounted on a green marble base. Rec'd—6/9/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Stephen R. Kappes, Deputy DirectorGold plated replica of a building on a green leather plinth. Rec'd—12/17/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeSilk rug, 6 feet by 4 feet, red and navy with zig zag border. Rec'd—9/28/2007. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
An Agency EmployeeSilk rug, 6 feet by 4 feet, red and navy with zig zag border. Rec'd—9/28/2007. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—To be retained for official display in appropriate office space5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Air Force

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Colonel Martin J. Schans, Commander, 47th Operations Group Laughlin AFB, TXGentlemen's Rolex Date Just Watch. Rec'd—7/29/2007. Est. Value—$4,403.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 23 April 2008Major General Mohhamed Al-Ayeesh, Deputy Commander, Royal Saudi Air ForceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Vern M. Dindley II, Director, Strategy, Plans and Policy United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), MacDill AFB, FLFendi (Swiss) Automatic Wristwatch. Rec'd—1/16/2008. Est. Value—$895.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 23 April 2008Major General Muhammad Sowaidan Al Gimzy, Chairman of Defense Representative, United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel Daniel Charchian, Chief, Air Force Division, United States Military Training Mission to Saudi Arabia (USMTM), Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaRaymond Weil Tango Wristwatch. Rec'd—9/3/2008. Est. Value—$695.50. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Lieutenant General Al-Faisal, Commander, Royal Saudi Air Force, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Colonel Frank E. Fields, Commander, 437th Operations Group, Charleston, SCGrovana Wristwatch ($419); Givenchy Wallet ($250); Angel Schlessor Cologne for Men, 50 ml ($55). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$724.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Maj Gen Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel Frank E. Jones, 437th Mission Support Group Commander, Charleston, SCTechnoMarine Wristwatch ($617); Givenchy Wallet ($250); JBR Wallet ($250); Angel Schlessor Cologne for Men, 50 ml ($55). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$2,172.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Major General Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel Donnalee Sykes, 437th Medical Group, Charleston, SCTechnoMarine Wristwatch ($617); Givenchy Wallet ($250); Givenchy Very Irresistible Cologne for Men ($64). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$931.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Major General Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Norman Moore, Deputy Commander, 437th Maintenance Group, Charleston, SCTechnoMarine Wristwatch ($578); Givenchy Wallet ($250). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$828.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Major General Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant Colonel Leon Strickland, 16th Airlift Squadron, Qatar Visit Project Officer, Charleston, SCConcord Saratoga Ladies Watch ($649); Givenchy Very Irresistible for Men ($64). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$649.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Major General Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant Colonel Leon Strickland, 16th Airlift Squadron, Qatar Visit Project Officer, Charleston, SCConcord Saratoga Ladies Watch ($649); Givenchy Very Irresistible for Men ($64). Rec'd—1/1/2008. Est. Value—$649.00. Location—Transferred to GSA on 15 October 2008Major General Hamed Bin Ali Al-Attiyah, Chief of Staff for the Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Commerce

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
James Mayfield, Commercial Officer, International Trade Administration (ITA)Hotel Lodging. Rec'd—October 22—23, 2008. Est. Value—$438.00Sam Lei, Senior Manager of Promotional Activities Dept, Institute de Promocao do Comercio e do Investimento de Macau (IPIM)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Department of Defense, U.S. Marine Corps

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Major General Martin Post, Deputy Commanding General, Multi National Force-West (I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) [I MEF (Fwd)])Momo Design Pilot Watch—MD-064. Rec'd—1/25/2008. Est. Value—$900.00. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationSheikh Tariq Khalaf Abdullah Halbusi. He is Iraqi, but lives in Amman, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General John F. Kelly, Commanding General, Multi National Force-West (I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) [I MEF (Fwd)])Formex Watch. Rec'd—6/1/2008. Est. Value—$1,995. Location—Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationSheikh Jassim Muhammad Saleh al-Suwaydawie, Province, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Education

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Margaret Spellings, Secretary of EducationOil painting of desert outpost by Hussein Sherif, UAE, size 40x50. Rec'd—6/4/2008. Est. Value—$1,361.26. Location—Pending Transfer to GSAHis Excellency Minister Hanif Hassan, Minister of Education of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Margaret Spellings, Secretary of EducationCartier ball point pen. Rec'd—1/2/2008. Est. Value—$345.00. Location—Pending Transfer to GSAHis Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of the Navy

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Rear Admiral Nevin P. Carr, Jr., U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (International Programs)/Director, Navy International Programs OfficeExpended for commercial air transportation from Paris, France to Toulon, France and return. Rec'd—10/27/2008. Est. Value—$486.00Rear Admiral Jacques Cousguer, Director of Naval Systems Technical Expertise Directorate Delegation Generale Pour L'Armament (DGA); Paris, FranceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) Stephen W. Hedrick, U.S. Navy, Aide to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy International Programs/Director, Navy International Programs OfficeExpended for commercial air transportation from Paris, France to Toulon, France and return. Rec'd—10/27/2008. Est. Value—$486.00Rear Admiral Jacques Cousguer, Director of Naval Systems Technical Expertise Directorate Delegation Generale Pour L'Armament (DGA); Paris, FranceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging in Venice, Italy. Rec'd—10/14-17/2008. Est. Value—$3,429.47Admiral Paolo La Rosa, Chief of Staff, Italian NavyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging and meals in Bahrain. Rec'd—1/22/2008. Est. Value—$916.30His Majesty Shaikh Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging in Greece. Rec'd—4/2-3/2008. Est. Value—$17,939.80General Dimitrios Grapas, Chief of Hellinic National Defense General StaffNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging in Brijuli Island, Croatia. Rec'd—10/25-27/2008. Est. Value—$3,166.00Major General Josip Lucic, Chief of Defense, CroatiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging in Ohrid, Macedonia. Rec'd—10/7-9/2008. Est. Value—$820.00His Excellency Zoran Konjanovski, Minister of Defense of the Republic of MacedoniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and accompanying staffExpended for lodging in Ljublijana. Slovenia. Rec'd—12/16-17/2008. Est. Value—$1,044.00Lieutenant General (LTG) Albin Gutman, Chief of Defense General Staff for SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of the Army

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Major General Benjamin Mixon, Commanding General 25th Infantry DivisionQuom Medallion design rug, silk pile on silk foundation, 6′4″ × 9′9″. Rec'd—8/30/2007. Est. Value—$8,500.00. Disposition—Tropic Lightning Museum, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Shafter, HI for Official UsePrime Minister Barzani, Kurdish Region, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandEtienne Aigner designer silver and horseshoe-shaped MEN's watch ($900); Etienne Aigner designer silver and horseshoe-shaped WOMEN's watch ($900). Rec'd—10/2007. Est. Value—$1,800.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAMajor General Duail Slaman Al Khalifa, Chief of Staff, Bahrain Defense ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component Command(1) Etienne Aigner designer watch A19211 ($305); (2) Givenchy pale pink leather woman's wallet ($200). Rec'd—10/2007. Est. Value—$505.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAUnknown Kuwait Government OfficialNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandChristian Dior silver band, gold face woman's watch. Rec'd—2006. Est. Value—$500.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSABrigadier General Fahed Al-Qyarain, Land Forces Commander, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandChristian Dior silver band, square face man's watch. Rec'd—6/26/2007. Est. Value—$600.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSABrigadier General Fahed Al-Qyarain, Land Forces Commander, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandMurex silver with round face man's watch. Rec'd—2007. Est. Value—$350.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAUnknown Qatar Government OfficialNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandBreitling silver with oversized face man's watch. Rec'd—2007. Est. Value—$3,000.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAUnknown Qatar Government OfficialNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandDe-milled cased AK 47. Rec'd—10/1/2007. Est. Value—$795.00. Location—Headquarters Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component Command APO AE 09306 for Official UseMajor General Al-Kabe, United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Major General Mark P. Hertling, Commanding General, Multi-National Division-NorthPamshal Factory Carpet, 200 cm × 300 cm. Rec'd—4/10/2008. Est. Value—$600.00. Location— Location: Freedom Rest-North Facility, 1st Armored Division, Multi-National Division-North, Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq, APO AE 09393 for Official UseLieutenant General P.K. Sing, Para Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishist Seva Meda, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief. H2 South Western Command of the Republic of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Brigadier General Vincent K. Brooks, Deputy Commanding General (Support), Multi-National Division Baghdad and 1st Cavalry DivisionHandmade floral area rug, 7′ × 10′. Rec'd—11/20/2007. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Location— Location: 1st Cavalry Division Command Group's Headquarters, Iraq for Official UseSheik Umar al-Jubur, Advisor to Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-HashimiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Peter M. Vangjel, Commanding General, United States Fires Center of Excellence and Fort SillLongines Presence watch, model L4.720.4.12.6. Rec'd—8/7/2008. Est. Value—$750.00. Location— Location: Snow Hall, U.S. Army Field Artillery School, 1210 NW Schimmelpfennig Road, Fort Sill, OK 73503. Kept for Official UseMajor Saeed, Field Artillery, Army, United Arab EmiratesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Division-North, IraqPersian Iranian rug. Rec'd—9/27/2007. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationPrime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister, Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Division-North, IraqGold necklace. Rec'd—9/29/2007. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationOil Director of Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Division-North, IraqGold necklace, earrings, and ring set). Rec'd—10/5/2007. Est. Value—$1,800.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationSarkis Aghajan Manendu, Minister of Finance and Economy for Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Division-North, IraqRed Persian rug. Rec'd—10/1/2007. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationMinister of Defense for Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Division-North, IraqCultural dance outfit. Rec'd—10/8/2007. Est. Value—$350.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationMinister Sarkazi (additonal data not available)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Michael D. Barbero, Director CJ3, IraqLongines Presence man's watch. Rec'd—9/2008. Est. Value—$645.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationPrime Minster, Kurdistan Regional GovernmentNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Mark P. Hertling, Commanding General, Multi-National Division-NorthHandmade silk Persian rug, 3′ × 5′. Rec'd—9/6/2008. Est. Value—$1,200.00. Location— Disposition: Pending Transfer to General Services AdministrationGovernor Dana, Provisional Governor of Sulaymaniyah, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandConcord Mariner woman's watch with mother of pearl face and diamonds ($1,000); 48 count pearl necklace with silver clasp in red jewelry pouch ($50). Rec'd—8/2006. Est. Value—$1,050.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSABrigadier General Fahed Al-Qyarain, Land Forces Commander, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Lieutenant General Steven R. Whitcomb, Commander, Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component CommandBreitling Aviator man's watch. Rec'd—10/7/2007. Est. Value—$2,900.00. Location—Headquarters Third Army/U.S. Army Central/Coalition Forces Land Component Command APO AE 09306 for Official UseJ3 Al-Isaa, J3, Kuwait Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Brigadier General Francis J. Wiercinski, Deputy Commander, U.S. Army PacificQuom Silk Persian Iranian rug, 3′2″ × 4′11″. Rec'd—8/4/2008. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location—Purchased by RecipientPresident Masoud Barzani, Kurdish Region of Government (KRG)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel David G. Paschal, Commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), IraqLongines gold and silver man's watch. Rec'd—10/3/2007. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAPresident Barzani, Kurdish Region of Government (KRG)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel David G. Paschal, Commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), IraqOmega, his and her silver with crystal facets watches set. Rec'd—10/3/2007. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAGeneral Saifadeen, Senior Security Officer Sulaymania Province, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Colonel David G. Paschal, Commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), IraqLongines gold man's watch. Rec'd—2/12/2008. Est. Value—$875.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAGeneral Kawa, Chief, Kirkuk Police Academy, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major General Mark P. Hertling, Commanding General, Multi-National Division-NorthLongines gold and silver man's watch. Rec'd—10/30/2007. Est. Value—$900.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAPresident Barzani, Kurdish Region of Government (KRG)Non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Major Ray Fallari, Contracting Officer, Multi-National Division-North, Iraq18K gold necklace with heart pendant ($175); 18K gold necklace with Iraq-shaped pendant ($175); Rec'd—9/21/2007. Est. Value—$350.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAUnknown Iraq Government OfficialNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Captain Harrison C. Kennedy, Contract and Fiscal Law Attorney, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Camp Taji, Iraq21K gold chain, 27″ length. Rec'd—2/13/2008. Est. Value—$395.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSASheik Hamdi Muklif Melahma, Local Tribal Leader of Taji, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. James Johnson, Executive Director, U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC)Baume and Mercier black face and band watch ($2,395); Givenchy blue label cologne ($86); Givenchy brown/tan geometric wallet ($200). Rec'd—1/8/2008. Est. Value—$2,681.00. Disposition—Turned in to GSAMajor General Hamad Bin Al-Mahshadi, Chief of Staff, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. James Johnson, Executive Director, U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC)Red velvet memento box with clasp that opens and plaque. Plaque is inscribed “With the Compliments of the Chief of Staff—Qatar Armed Forces”. Rec'd—1/8/2008. Est. Value—Unknown. Location—U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC), 314 Longs Corner Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5055 for Official Use. Value could not be determined—unique giftMajor General Hamad Bin Al-Mahshadi, Chief of Staff, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Mr. James Johnson, Executive Director, U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC)Wood pen with case inscribed with “Chief of Staff Qatar Armed Forces” ($45); Qatar Year Book 2004 with tourist map of Qatar and Doha City ($105). Rec'd—1/8/2008. Est. Value—$150.00. Location—U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC), 314 Longs Corner Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5055 for Official UseMajor General Hamad Bin Al-Mahshadi, Chief of Staff, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas H. Mackey, Squadron Commander, 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat TeamMachine made, red and gold floral rug, 9′ × 11′. Rec'd—5/21/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Squadron area, Camp Taji, Iraq APO AE 09378 for Official UseTalib Zibala Ibraheem Al Jabouri, Local Tribal Leader of Shat Al Taji, IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Lieutenant General Benjamin R. Mixon, Commanding General, Headquarters, U.S. Army, PacificContemporary Indian decorative white alabaster stone sculpture depicting a trumpeting elephant. Rec'd—2/14/2008. Est. Value—$1,250.00. Location—Headquarters, U.S. Army, Pacific, Fort Shafter, HI 96858-5100 for Official UseLieutenant General P.K. Sing, Para Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishist Seva Meda, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief. H2 South Western Command of the Republic of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of the Navy

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Donald C. Winter, Secretary of the NavyOil Painting of the USS CONNECTICUT. Rec'd—6/12/2008. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Disposition—Secretary's Office, pending purchaseCommodore David Anson, New Zealand Defense AttachéNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald C. Winter, Secretary of the NavyGold dagger with sheath in a red velvet box (12″ long and 3.5″ wide). Rec'd—2/5/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Disposition—Secretary's Office, pending purchaseHis Excellency Dr. Nasar Al Balooshi, Ambassador of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice Admiral Kevin J. Cosgriff, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command; and Commander, Fifth Fleet; and Commander, Combined Maritime ForcesCerruti 1881 Collection of a black ball point pen, a black leather wallet (in black pouch) and a analog silver watch with black leather band and black face, Serial CT67241S103042 all presented in brown lacquered box with gold eagle on top and gold clasp. Rec'd—7/2/2008. Est. Value—$375.00. Location—General Services AdministrationMajor General Hmad Al-Rumaithy, Chief of Staff, United Arab Emirates Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Lieutenant Richard S. Caldwell, U.S. Navy Reserves, U.S. Central Command, J2 Intelligence DirectorateStainless Steel Acquanautic Chronographe Cuda Swiss Man's analog Watch, chain link band with silver raised face, seahorse design on back side of face. Presented on cream colored leather cushioned pad with sea horse design. Rec'd—8/16/2008. Est. Value—$1,400.00. Location—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationColonel Hamad J. Al Neyadi, Army, United Arab Emirates Directorate of Military Intelligence and SecurityNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Donald C. Winter, Secretary of the NavySilver Dagger with sheath (13″ long and 4″ wide). Rec'd—11/26/2006. Est. Value—$400.00. Disposition—Secretary's Office, pending purchaseGeneral Shaikh Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of BahrainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Captain Steven Kornatz, U.S. Navy, Director, Naval Command College, Naval War CollegeSapphire Crystal Tissot t-Touch Smart Man's analog watch, Silver chain link band with black and silver face, Presented in black and red box. Ser SKN-BC-38-325, Z 253/353P. Rec'd—10/25/2007. Est. Value—$550.00. Location—General Services AdministrationColonel Yahya Buamin, United Arab Emirates MilitaryNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Michael G. Mullen, U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval OperationsRed Tai-Hwa Potter Luster Color Ceramic Series vase approximately 10′ tall with gold leaf neck and painted gold butterflies on body. Presented in box with wood stand. Rec'd—9/19/2007. Est. Value—$335.00. Location—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAdmiral Wang Li-Seng, Commander in Chief of the Chinese NavyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Admiral Vernon E. Clark, U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval Operations6 in. × 6 in. set of Carved and faux gem inlay Ivory Elephant book ends; each presented in a box covered with blue velvet cloth. Rec'd—10/11/2003. Est. Value—$1,000.00. Location—Pending transfer to General Services AdministrationAdmiral and Mrs. Kaumundi Kumani, Indian Chief of Navy StaffNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Department of Treasury

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary of TreasuryReplica of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Torch. Rec'd—4/2/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Treasury retained on June 22, 2008His Excellency Wang Qishan, Vice Premier of the People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary of TreasuryFramed oil painting of a Saudi Arabian town. Rec'd—5/31/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Treasury retained on November 5, 2008His Excellency Ibrahim A. Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Robert M. Kimmitt, Deputy SecretaryFramed watercolor painting. Rec'd—5/31/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Treasury retained on November 5, 2008His Highness Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of DubaiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Laura Trimble, Associate Director of Budget Policy and Management, Office of Technical AssistanceZlatarna Celje pearl necklace+C24. Rec'd—4/24/2008. Est. Value—$709.00. Location—Treasury retained on August 12, 2008His Excellency Ivan Maricic, Treasurer of Finance of the Government of SerbiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Gail Ostler, Advisor, Office of Technical AssistanceZlatarna Celje pearl necklace. Rec'd—4/24/2008. Est. Value—$813.00. Location—Treasury retained on August 12, 2008His Excellency Ivan Maricic, Treasurer of Finance of the Government of SerbiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Nancy Lee, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of International AffairsSet of sterling silverware for 6 and 12″ silver platter. Rec'd—1/28/2003. Est. Value—$928.50. Location—Treasury retained on May 6, 2008His Excellency Rustam Asimov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of UzbekistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance Board

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Allan L. Mendelowitz, Member, Board of DirectorsAttended the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank's board of directors in Madrid, Spain. Participated in a panel on the state of the world economy and financial markets. Bank paid for airfare outside the U.S., hotel, meals, and incidentals. Rec'd—5/1-5/2008. Est. Value—$5,500Asian Development BankNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: Federal Reserve Board

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Ben S. Bernanke, ChairmanFour silver Beijing 2008 Olympic Series III Coins (one troy ounce each). Rec'd—4/23/2008. Est. Value—$499.00. Location—Chairman's Office for Official UseHu Pingxi, Vice President, The People's Bank of China (Shanghai head office), People's Republic of ChinaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Frederic S. Mishkin, Board member24 × 12 inch acrylic landscape painting by Barbara Kassab. Rec'd—6/11/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Board's Property Management Section for Official UseSir K. Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, St. Kitts, West IndiesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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AGENCY: Research and Innovative Technology Administration/Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Mr. Michael A. Rossetti, Statistician (Economics)In-kind lodging expenses associated with participation in the International Conference on Safety and Mobility, Klagenfurt, Austria. Rec'd—7/9-11/2008. Est. Value—$582.00Austrian Federal Economic Chamber of CommerceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mr. Thomas A. Seliga, Electronics EngineerIn-kind lodging expenses associated with participation in the International Conference on Safety and Mobility, Klagenfurt, Austria. Rec'd—7/9-11/2008. Est. Value—$582.00Austrian Federal Economic Chamber of CommerceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: U.S. House of Representatives

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the HouseHandmade wool rug, approximately 5′ by 8′, cream ground with red center medallion. Rec'd—8/5/2008. Est. Value—$585.00. Location—Office of the ClerkHis Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: U.S. House of Representatives

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Marion Berry, Member of CongressRound trip air trip—Cuiaba to/from Sapezal, Brazil (No commercial air available); one night lodging in Sapezal (No commercial lodging available) comparable lodging in Cuiaba. Rec'd—9/2-3/2008. Est. Value—$697.00His Excellency Blairo Borges Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso, BrazilNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Scott Boule, Senior Appropriations AdvisorLodging in Brussels for five nights. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—$1,200.60Mr. William Burros, Senior Advisor, Political & Development Section, Delegation of the European CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Wynn J. Bott, Financial Administrator for House Committee on AgricultureRound trip air trip—Cuiaba to/from Sapezal, Brazil (No commercial air available); one night lodging in Sapezal (No commercial lodging available) comparable lodging in Cuiaba. Rec'd—9/2-3/2008. Est. Value—$697.00His Excellency Blairo Borges Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso, BrazilNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Aaron Davis, Senior Legislative Assistant to Representative Christopher CarneyLodging in Brussels for five nights. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—$1,166.15Mr. William Burros, Senior Advisor, Political & Development Section, Delegation of the European CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Eric Fatla, Executive Assistant to Representative Jerry WellerRound trip air trip—Cuiaba to/from Sapezal, Brazil (No commercial air available); one night lodging in Sapezal (No commercial lodging available) comparable lodging in Cuiaba. Rec'd—9/2-3/2008. Est. Value—$697.00His Excellency Blairo Borges Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso, BrazilNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James P. Frank, District Director to Representative Bill ShusterLodging in Brussels for five nights. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—$1,200.60Mr. William Burros, Senior Advisor, Political & Development Section, Delegation of the European CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Emalee B. Griffin, Executive Assistant to Representative Ben ChandlerRound trip air trip—Cuiaba to/from Sapezal, Brazil (No commercial air available); one night lodging in Sapezal (No commercial lodging available) comparable lodging in Cuiaba. Rec'd—9/2-3/2008. Est. Value—$697.00His Excellency Blairo Borges Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso, BrazilNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Randall Jennings, Legislative Assistant to Representative Gene TaylorFive nights lodging in Brussels. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—$1,200.60Mr. William Burros, Senior Advisor, Political & Development Section, Delegation of the European CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: United States Senate

[Report of Tangible Gifts]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Harry Reid, United States SenatorAssorted Jordanian coins in wooden display case with clear plastic top. Rec'd—3/7/2008. Est. Value—$350.00. Location—Displayed in Leadership Office, S-221 CapitolHis Majesty Abdullah II bin al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Lindsey Graham, United States SenatorNivada Watch. Rec'd—3/16/2008. Est. Value—$595.00. Location—Deposited with Secretary of SenateSpeaker Dr. Mahmood D. Almashhadani of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable John McCain, United States SenateMen's Nivada Brushed Goldtone Watch. Rec'd—3/16/2008. Est. Value—$595.00. Location—Deposited with Secretary of SenateSpeaker Dr. Mahmood D. Almashhadani of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Joseph Lieberman, United States SenatorNivada brushed goldtone stainless steel woven watch with polished accent. Rec'd—5/14/2008. Est. Value—$595.00. Location—Deposited with Secretary of SenateSpeaker Dr. Mahmood D. Almashhadani of the Republic of IraqNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Jack Reed, United States SenatorRed and Black Woven Small Area Rug. Rec'd—7/19/2008. Est. Value—$400.00. Location—Displayed in Senate Office, 728 HartHis Excellency Governor Gul Aqa Shirzai of the Transitional Islamic State of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Jack Reed, United States SenatorMulticolored Large Area Rug, Handcrafted. Rec'd—7/20/2008. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Location—Displayed in Senate Office, 728 HartHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Transitional Islamic State of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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The Honorable Barack Obama, United States Senator(1) Red and Black Woven Rug with White Tassels ($200); (2) Tan Woven Rug with Tribal Designs and White Tassels ($200); (3) Royal and Blue Lapis Lazuli Vase with White and Red Flower Design ($200); (4) Silver Palm Tree with Intricate Design on Base, Trunk and Leaves ($200); (5) Statue of Jesus Holding Staff with Gold Medallion ($60). Rec'd—7/1/2008. Est. Value—$860.00. Location—Deposited with Secretary of SenateHis Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Transitional Islamic State of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable John McCain, United States SenatorRug Rec'd—10/10/2008. Est. Value—$500.00. Location—Displayed in Senate Office, 238 RussellHis Excellency(?) Mohammedmian Soomro, Chairman of Senate of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Harry Reid, United States SenatorBook and Signed Painting by Mamah Mamahiz. Rec'd—11/20/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Displayed in Leadership Office, S-221 CapitolHis Excellency Juan Evo Morales, President of the Republic of BoliviaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Harry Reid, United States SenatorBook and Signed Painting by Mamah Mamahiz. Rec'd—11/20/2008. Est. Value—$2,000.00. Location—Displayed in Leadership Office, S-221 CapitolHis Excellency Juan Evo Morales, President of the Republic of BoliviaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: United States Senate

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
The Honorable Johnny Isakson, United States SenatorTransportation within Equatorial Guinea via government aircraft and government vehicles. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—UnknownGovernment of Equatorial GuineaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Catherine Henson, Legislative Assistant to Senator Johnny IsaksonTransportation within Equatorial Guinea via government aircraft and government vehicles. Rec'd—1/7/2008. Est. Value—UnknownGovernment of Equatorial GuineaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Evan Bayh, United States SenatorLodging and meals in Doha, Qatar. Rec'd—2/17-18/2008. Est. Value—UnknownMinistry of Foreign Affairs, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Evan Bayh, United States SenatorLodging and meals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Rec'd—2/19-20/2008. Est. Value—UnknownRoyal Palace, Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
The Honorable Evan Bayh, United States SenatorMeals in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—2/20-21/2008. Est. Value—UnknownOffice of the Crown Prince, Abu DhabiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Todd Rosenblum, Professional Staff Member and Liaison to Senator Bayh, Intelligence CommitteeLodging and meals in Doha, Qatar. Rec'd—2/17-18/2008. Est. Value—UnknownMinistry of Foreign Affairs, QatarNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Todd Rosenblum, Professional Staff Member and Liaison to Senator Bayh, Intelligence CommitteeLodging and meals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Rec'd—2/19-20/2008. Est. Value—UnknownRoyal Palace, Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Todd Rosenblum, Professional Staff Member and Liaison to Senator Bayh, Intelligence CommitteeMeals in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Rec'd—2/20-21/2008. Est. Value—UnknownOffice of the Crown Prince, Abu DhabiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Puneet Talwar, Senior Professional Staff Member, Foreign Relations CommitteeTransportation within Saudi Arabia via government aircraft, including lodging and meals. Rec'd—2/16-20/2008. Est. Value—UnknownGovernment of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Michael Zehr, Legislative Director to Senator Mel MartinezLodging in Brussels, Belgium. Rec'd—5/25-31/2008. Est. Value—UnknownEuropean CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stacie Oliver, Legislative Assistant to Senator Bob CorkerLodging in Brussels, Belgium. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—UnknownEuropean UnionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Garrett Eucalitto, Legislative Aide to Senator Joseph LiebermanLodging within Brussels, Belgium. Rec'd—5/25-30/2008. Est. Value—UnknownThe European CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Paul Kong, Legislative Director to Senator Chuck HagelAccommodations in Brussels, Belgium. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—UnknownEuropean CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Paul Kong, Legislative Director to Senator Chuck HagelAccommodations in Brussels, Belgium. Rec'd—5/26-31/2008. Est. Value—UnknownEuropean CommissionNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.

AGENCY: U.S. Agency for International Development

[Report of Travel]

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
Erna Kerst, Director, USAID/KenyaPassage on a chartered UN flight to Nairobi, Kenya to Samburu, Kenya to accompany an official delegation including other high-level donor country representatives. Rec'd—6/4/2008. Est. Value—$1,937.50United Nations World Food Program (WFP), KenyaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government
Tesfaye Kelemework, Deputy Chief, USAID/Addis/BES, Ethiopia missionExpenses for air ticket (Addis Ababa to Paris to Addis Abada, via lodging and MIE for participating experts' meeting (July 1 and 2) on “Capacity Develpoment in Educational Panning and Management for Achieving EFA: Learning for Successes and Failures” and in a Symposium (July 3 and 4) on “Direction in Educational Planning“. Rec'd—7/1-4/2008. Est. Value—$4,336.17International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) of UNESCO, Paris, FranceNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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