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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Afghanistan

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister Shah Mahmud Unofficial visit. August 7–9, 1947
Prime Minister Shah Mahmud Unofficial visit. Had come to Baltimore (Maryland) in February for medical treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital. April 20–26, 1951
Prime Minister Daud Official visit; signed a cultural agreement. Visited Detroit (Michigan), Niagara Falls (New York), Fort Bragg (North Carolina), Knoxville and Oak Ridge (Tennessee), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Laramie and Yellowstone Park (Wyoming), and New York City. Left U.S. July 13. June 24–27, 1958
King Mohammed Zaher State visit. In U.S. September 4-16, visited Williamsburg (Virginia), Cape Canaveral (Florida), Fort Bragg (North Carolina), New York City, Cheyenne (Wyoming), San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Lafayette (Indiana). September 5–7, 1963
Prime Minister Muhammad Hashim Maiwandwal Official visit. In U.S. March 25-April 9; visited New York City, Santa Barbara (Calif.), and Chicago. March 28–30, 1967
Chairman Hamid Karzai Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 27. Attended President Bush’s State of the Union speech January 29. Addressed the UN and visited Ground Zero in New York on January 30. January 27–30, 2002
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. February 25–28, 2003
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 23, 2003
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. Met with President Bush at the G-8 Economic Summit in Sea Island, Georgia. Attended the funeral of Former President Reagan. Addressed a joint session of Congress June 15. June 9–16, 2004
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 22, 2004
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. May 23, 2005
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. Also met with Pakistani President Musharraf on September 27. September 24–27, 2006
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD. August 5–6, 2007
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 26, 2007
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. September 26, 2008
President Hamid Karzai Working Visit. May 6, 2009
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. May 10–13, 2010
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
President Hamid Karzai Met with President Obama at the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 21, 2012
President Hamid Karzai Working visit. January 10–11, 2013
President Ashraf Ghani Ahmedzai Official Working Visit. March 23–24, 2015