President Lyndon B. Johnson and
Prime Minister Maiwandwal in the Oval Office.

Washington, D.C., 1967

The President presented the Prime Minister with an engraved silver desk set and a series of leather-bound volumes of American history and literature. Maiwandwal also met with officials at USAID and the Peace Corps, and President Johnson pledged additional support for the continued development of Afghanistan’s infrastructure. The Prime Minister’s tour of the United States included a stop in Santa Barbara where he received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from
the University of California.

Courtesy of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library. A3907-17.
Photograph by Yoichi Okamoto.

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