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Ghani, Karzai submit gifts from UAE, Kuwait

Ghani, Karzai submit gifts from UAE, Kuwait

Apr 13, 2015 - 20:47

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani and his predecessor Hamid Karzai have submitted seven valuable gifts they received during foreign trips to Da Afghanistaninfo-icon Bank (DAB), the Presidential Palace said on Monday.

The two leaders had been dedicated the gifts on their formal visits to Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a statement from the Office of Administrative Affairs (OAA) at the Presidency said.

The items were submitted to the central bank and registered as government properties, it said. A three-member delegation representing OAA accomplished the process.

The items include the front facing of Sheikh Zahid Masjid along with its domes, minarets, gateways coated with gold, a table clock glazed with gold, an icon of date palm with golden leaves with a silver deer beside, a golden ship statue, an icon made of a valuable golden clock on a silver camel, the clock tower icon glazed with gold as well as a silver statue of an eagle landed on a hand enchased with precious stones.

The items handed over to Da Afghanistan Bank on Monday had previously been kept at Gulkhana Palace at the Presidential Palace.



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