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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--2006

 
Date Visitor Country Description
January 12-13, 2006 Chancellor Angela Merkel Germany Working visit.
January 17, 2006 Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt Belgium Working visit.
January 22-24, 2006 Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Pakistan Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 19; also visited New York City and Boston.
February 4-8, 2006 King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. February 1. Also visited New Orleans.
February 8-10, 2006 President Lech Kaczynski Poland Working visit.
February 14-18, 2006 President Alvaro Uribe Colombia Working visit.
February 23-25, 2006 President Elias Saca El Salvador Working visit.
February 28- March 1, 2006 Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Italy Working visit. Addressed a joint session of Congress March 1.
March 8-10, 2006 President Alejandro Toledo Peru Working visit.
March 12-13, 2006 Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda Slovakia Working visit.
March 15-17, 2006 Prime Minister Bertie Ahem Ireland Working visit.
March 15-23, 2006 President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Liberia Addressed Joint Session of Congress March 15.
March 28-29, 2006 President Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria. Working visit.
April 11-13, 2006 President John Kufuor Ghana Working visit.
April 17-20, 2006 Prime Minister Fouad Siniora Lebanon Working visit.
April 20-21, 2006 President Hu Jintao China, People's Republic of Official visit. Arrived in Seattle April 18. Visited New Haven April 21.
April 25-28, 2006 President Ilham Aliyev Azerbaijan Working visit.
May 3-4, 2006 Chancellor Angela Merkel Germany Working visit.
       
       
April 29-May 4, 2006 President Tabare Vazquez Uruguay Working visit.
May 12-17, 2006 Prime Minister John Howard Australia Official visit.
May 21-24, 2006 Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Israel Working visit. Addressed joint session of Congress May 24.
May 25-26, 2006 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit.
May 29, 2006 King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. May 27; also visited Deerfield, Massachusetts; and Jackson, Wyoming.
May 30-June 2, 2006 President Paul Kagame Rwanda Working visit.
June 4-7, 2006 President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Congo. Republic of the Working visit.
June 4-6, 2006 President Manuel Zelaya Honduras Working visit.
June 8-9, 2006 President Michelle Bachelet Chile Working visit.
June 8-11, 2006 Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Denmark Working visit. Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD. Later visited San Francisco and Sacramento, California; and Seattle Washington. Departed the U.S. June 13.
June 13-14, 2006 President Alvaro Uribe Colombia Working visit.
June 28-30, 2006 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Official visit. Also visited Memphis, TN, June 30.
July 2-6, 2006 President Mikheil Saakashvili Georgia Working visit.
July 5-6, 2006 Prime Minister Stephen Harper Canada Working visit.
July 7-11, 2006 Prime Minister Janez Jansa Slovenia Working visit.
July 9-12, 2006 President Alejandro Toledo Peru Met with President Bush July 11 during a private visit.
       
       
July 24-26, 2006 Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Iraq Working visit. Addressed joint meeting of Congress July 26.
July 26-28, 2006 President Traian Basescu Romania Working visit.
July 28, 2006 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit.
September 4-5, 2006 Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Kuwait Working visit.
September 12- 14, 2006 President Roh Moo- hyun Korea Working visit.
September 18, 2006 Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi Malaysia Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 18, 206 President Elias Saca Gonzalez El Salvador Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 18, 2006 President Manuel Zelaya Rosales Honduras Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 18, 2006 President Jakaya Kikwete Tanzania Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 19, 2006 President Jalal Talabani Iraq Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 19, 2006 President Jacques Chirac France Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 19, 2006 Sheikh Haya Rashed al-Khalifa Bahrain Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
September 20- 22, 2006 President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Working visit.
September 24- 27, 2006 President Hamid Karzai Afghanistan Working visit. Also met with Pakistani President Musharraf on September 27.
September 27, 2006 President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Also met with Afghan President Karzai on September 27.
September 27- 29, 2006 President Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan Working visit.
September 30- October 2, 2006 Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey Working visit.
October 9-10, 2006 President Alan Garcia Peru Working visit.
October 15-18, 2006 Prime Minister Ivo Sanader Croatia Working visit.
       
       
October 22-24, 2006 King Carl XVI Gustav Sweden Working visit.
October 24-27, 2006 President Leonel Fernandez Dominican Republic Working visit.
November 8-9, 2006 President-elect Felipe Calderon Mexico Working visit.
November 12-14, 2006 Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Israel Working visit
December 3-6, 2006 President Oscar Arias Costa Rica Working visit.
December 6-7, 2006 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit.
December 7-8, 2006 President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Working visit
December 11-14, 2006 President Boni Yayi Benin Working visit. Also attended White House Summit on Malaria.
 


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