This recent visit of Imran Khan was an explosion over the internet. As Khan was stepping on US soil, #khanmeetstrump was top trending not only in Pakistan or US, but across the globe. Maybe Trump’s controversial personality, new Pakistani leader and Pakistan’s strategic placement had a great role in this.

Many things came into  discussion during Khan’s visit to US. How the two counterparts greeted each other, what their body language looked like, how were the questions answered, how was their dressing etc. takes you down the memory lane and explores some of the most memorable visits of Pakistani heads to the US.


Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan met on Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 3, 1950. 


Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Bogra met Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954


Prime Minister Huseyn Shaheed Suharwardy met Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957


President Ayub Khan met John F Kennedy 35th Prsident of US in 1961



President Yahya Khan Met with Richard Nixon 37th President of US in 1970


Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto with Richard Nixon 37th President of US 1973 

President Richard M. Nixon meets with Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan in the oval office of the White House in Washington on Sept. 18, 1973. (AP Photo/TM)


President Zia ul Haq met Jimmy Carter 39th president of US in 1980


Prime Minister Muhammad Khan Junejo met Ronald Reagan 40th president of US in 1986


Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto met George HW Bush 41st President of US in 1989

President George H.W. Bush and Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto stand together during a welcoming ceremony on the grounds of the White House, in this June 6, 1989, file photo. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Bill Clinton 42nd President of US in 1997


President General Pervez Musharraf has toured the United States most, having undertaken nine trips on November 10, 2001, February 12, 2002, September 12, 2002, June 23, 2003, September 24, 2003, September 21, 2004, October 3, 2004, September 20, 2006 and September 27, 2006.


Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz met George W Bush 43rd President of US in 2006


Prime Minister Zafarullah Jamali met George W Bush 43rd President of US in 2003

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani met George W Bush 43rd President of US in 2008


President Asif Ali Zardari met George W Bush 43rd President of US in 2008

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Barak Obama 44th President of US in 2015

Prime Minister Imran Khan met Donald Trump 45th president of US in 2019



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