The Afghan Prime Minister HE Dr. Mohammad Yeusuf, arrived at the Palam airport of New?
LS The Afghan Premier's plane taxing with guard of honour lined up in foreground.
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MS CU Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shashtri walking up to plane.
MS Dr. Yeusuf coming out of plane and being greeted by Shashtri.
MS Delhi's Mayor garlanding Dr. Yeusuf.
MS L to R Shashtri, Dr. Yeusuf, Union Minister for petroleum Dr. Hamayun Kabir.
MS L to R Sardar Swaran Singh, Afghan ambassador, Dr. Yeusuf.
CU Shashtri and Dr. Yeusuf.
MS Dr. Yeusuf being introduced the Union Cabinet Ministers.
MS Welcome by Maj General Bhagwati Singh of Delhi area.
MS Taking salute from guard of honour.
MS Parade commander walking up and escorting Dr. Yeusuf to inspect the guard of honour.
MS CU Dr. Yeusuf inspecting the guard of honour.
MS Meeting diplomats.
CU Afghan nationals at airport.
MS CU Afghan nationals mobbing and garlanding Dr. Yeusuf.
CU Shashtri delivering his welcome speech for Dr. Yeusuf.
MS Shashtri speaking, Indian and Afghan flags fluttering in background.
CU Afghan Prime Minister replying.
MS Afghan and Indian flags fluttering side by side.
CU A afghan national listening to Dr. Yeusuf's speech at airport.
MS Shashtri and Yeusuf driving away.
CU Indian and Afghan flags fluttering side by side.
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Background: The Afghan Prime Minister HE Dr. Mohammad Yeusuf, arrived at the Palam airport of New Delhi on a state visit to India on the invitation of Indian Government. After a stay of three days in Delhi, he will visit Chandigarh, Aligarh, Durgapur and Calcutta etc.
Amongst those who welcomed the Premier at airport were India's Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shashtri. Mayor of Delhi Bawa Bachitar Singh garlanded the visitor. Later Dr. Yeusuf inspected a guard of honour provided by the three wings of the defence forces. The diplomatic core was present in full force.
Welcoming the Prime Minister, Mr. Shashtri hoped that by his visit around the country Dr. Yeusuf will be able to see work done by India in development fields and also felt gratified a the fast developing cordial relations between the two countries.