US President Donald Trump meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2019. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) — AFP or licensors

A pictorial diary of Prime Minister Imran Khan's inaugural visit to the United States

From the White House reception to the meeting with members of Congress, we take a look back at key events of the trip.
Updated 26 Jul, 2019 07:19pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan wrapped up his three-day visit to the United States on Wednesday, with the overall sentiment largely centred around viewing it as a "diplomatic win" for Pakistan.

As the premier returns home from the arguably successful trip, we take a look back at some of the key events that shaped the visit.

PM Imran pictured travelling in the airport shuttle upon landing at the Dulles International Airport on July 21. — PTI Official
PM Imran pictured travelling in the airport shuttle upon landing at the Dulles International Airport on July 21. — PTI Official

Javaid Anwar, a leading Pakistani American businessman, along with a group of prospective investors called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC. — PTI Official
Javaid Anwar, a leading Pakistani American businessman, along with a group of prospective investors called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC. — PTI Official

PM Imran meeting with investors and urging them to avail opportunities in Pakistan. — PTI Official
PM Imran meeting with investors and urging them to avail opportunities in Pakistan. — PTI Official

Tahir Javed, a Texas-based Pakistani businessman and high ranking member of the democratic party, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC. — PTI Official
Tahir Javed, a Texas-based Pakistani businessman and high ranking member of the democratic party, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC. — PTI Official

A view of the massive number of overseas Pakistanis gathered, waiting for the doors of the Capital One Arena to open. — PTI Official
A view of the massive number of overseas Pakistanis gathered, waiting for the doors of the Capital One Arena to open. — PTI Official

The tens of thousands gathered to hear PM Imran speak. — PTI Official
The tens of thousands gathered to hear PM Imran speak. — PTI Official

A view of the Capital One Arena during PM Imran's address. — PID
A view of the Capital One Arena during PM Imran's address. — PID

US President Donald Trump awaiting Prime Minister Imran Khan's arrival. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr
US President Donald Trump awaiting Prime Minister Imran Khan's arrival. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr

US President Donald Trump greets Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr
US President Donald Trump greets Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pictured with PM Imran and President Trump.  — Photo courtesy White House Flickr
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pictured with PM Imran and President Trump. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr

PM Imran speaks during a meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. — AFP
PM Imran speaks during a meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. — AFP

President Trump speaks as PM Imran looks on in the Oval Office of the White House. — AFP
President Trump speaks as PM Imran looks on in the Oval Office of the White House. — AFP

PM Imran greeting US First Lady Melania Trump. — AP
PM Imran greeting US First Lady Melania Trump. — AP

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with PM Imran at the residence of Pakistani Ambassador in Washington Dr Asad Majeed Khan on July 23. — AP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with PM Imran at the residence of Pakistani Ambassador in Washington Dr Asad Majeed Khan on July 23. — AP

PM Imran gestures during his conversation with Pompeo. — AFP
PM Imran gestures during his conversation with Pompeo. — AFP

PM Imran and United States Institute of Peace President Nancy Lindborg take part in a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on July 23. — AFP
PM Imran and United States Institute of Peace President Nancy Lindborg take part in a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on July 23. — AFP

PM Imran speaks at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on July 23. — AFP
PM Imran speaks at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on July 23. — AFP

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California shakes hands with PM Imran on July 23 at Capitol Hill in Washington. — AFP
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California shakes hands with PM Imran on July 23 at Capitol Hill in Washington. — AFP

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and PM Imran prepare to talk to reporters before a meeting at the US Capitol on July 23. — AFP
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and PM Imran prepare to talk to reporters before a meeting at the US Capitol on July 23. — AFP

Members of the US Congress present a copy of the Special Resolution introduced in the Congress to welcome PM Imran's inaugural visit to the United States. — PID
Members of the US Congress present a copy of the Special Resolution introduced in the Congress to welcome PM Imran's inaugural visit to the United States. — PID

Qatari PM Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani meeting PM Imran during his brief layover at Doha International Airport on July 24. — PID
Qatari PM Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani meeting PM Imran during his brief layover at Doha International Airport on July 24. — PID