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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Pakistan

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, New Orleans (Louisiana), Schenectady (New York), and Boston (Massachusetts). Departed U.S. May 30. May 3–5, 1950
Governor General Ghulam Mohammed Met with President Eisenhower after obtaining medical treatment in Boston (Massachusetts). November 8–13, 1953
Prime Minister Mohammed Ali Official guest. October 14–21, 1954
Prime Minister Suhrawardy Official visit. Afterwards visited Colorado Springs (Colorado), the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City (Utah), Omaha (Nebraska), Detroit (Michigan), and New York City. Departed U.S. July 27. July 10–13, 1957
President Ayub Khan State visit. Addressed U.S. Congress July 12. Afterwards visited New York City, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), San Antonio, Austin, and the LBJ Ranch (Texas). Departed U.S. July 18. July 11–14, 1961
President Ayub Khan Informal meeting at Newport (Rhode Island). Afterwards visited Washington and New York City. Departed U.S. September 27. September 24, 1962
President Ayub Khan State visit. Arrived in U.S. December 12; visited New York City. December 14–16, 1965
President Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan Attended White House dinner on 25th Anniversary of the U.N; met privately with President Nixon October 25. October 24–25, 1970
Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Official visit. In U.S. September 17–24; visited Williamsburg, San Francisco, and New York City. September 18–20, 1973
Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed U.S. February 8. February 4–7, 1975
President Muhammad Zia ul-Haq Private visit while attending U.N. General Assembly session. October 3, 1980
President Muhammad Zia ul-Haq State visit; visited New York City, Houston, Sacramento, and San Francisco. Departed U.S. December 14. December 6–9, 1982
President Muhammad Zia ul-Haq Met with President Reagan in New York City at reception and luncheon at the U.N. October 23, 1985
Prime Minister Muhammad Khan Junejo Official Visit; visited Orlando (Fla.) and New York City. Departed U.S. July 22. July 15–18, 1986
President Benazir Bhutto Official Visit; visited Boston and New York City. Departed U.S. June 10. June 5–7, 1989
President Farooq Leghari Arrived in U.S. May 21; departed June 1. Also visited Rochester, NY. Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Later visited New York City. May 23–27, 1994
Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Official working visit. Arrived in the U.S. April 5; also visited New York City and Los Angeles. Departed the U.S. April 14. April 9–11, 1995
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Met with President Clinton at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 22, 1997
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Met with President Clinton at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. September 21, 1998
Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif Official working visit. December 1, 1998
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Discussed the Kashmir crisis with President Clinton during a private visit. July 4–5, 1999
President Pervez Musharraf Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 10, 2001
President Pervez Musharraf Official Working Visit. February 12–14, 2002
President Pervez Musharraf Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
President Pervez Musharraf Working visit. Met with President Bush in Washington, DC and Camp David, MD. Arrived in Boston June 20; later visited Los Angeles. June 23–27, 2003
President Pervez Musharraf Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 24, 2003
Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali Working visit. September 30–October 4, 2003
President Pervez Musharraf Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 21–22, 2004
President Pervez Musharraf Working visit. December 3–4, 2004
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 19; also visited New York City and Boston. January 22–24, 2006
President Pervez Musharraf Working visit. September 20–22, 2006
President Pervez Musharraf Also met with Afghan President Karzai on September 27. September 27, 2006
Prime Minister Yousuf Gillani Working visit. July 27–30, 2008
President Asif Zardari Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 23, 2008
President Asif Ali Zardari Working Visit. May 6, 2009
President Asif Zardari Attended a meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan Summit in New York City September 24–25, 2009
Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 11–13, 2010
President Asif Ali Zardari Attended the Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service. January 14, 2011
President Asif Zadari Met with President Obama at the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 21, 2012
Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif Working visit. October 20–23, 2013
President Nawaz Sharif Official Working Visit. October 22, 2015