A pictoral diary of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s inaugural visit to the United States

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From the White House reception to the meeting with members of Congress, we take a look back at key events of the trip.

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.

Akbar Albaker, CEO of Qatar Airways meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan in Doha, Qatar during transit to Washington DC. — GOP Twitter
PM Imran pictured travelling in the airport shuttle upon landing at the Dulles International Airport, July 21. — PTI Official
PM Imran pictured with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi (2nd R) at Dulles International Airport. — 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
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
The tens of thousands gathered to hear PM Imran speak. — PTI Official
Overseas Pakistanis listen to PM Imran’s address at Capital One Arena. — PTI Official
PM Imran addressing Pakistani expatriates at the Capital One Arena. — PTI Official
A view of the Capital One Arena during PM Imran’s address. — PTI Official
The prime minister’s car arriving at the White House, July 22. — 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
President Trump and PM Imran posing for the media. — AFP
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
President Trump speaks as PM Imran looks on in the Oval Office of the White House. — AFP
President Trump and PM Imran posing for the media in the Oval Office of the White House. — Photo courtesy White House Flickr
President Trump shakes hands with PM Imran during a meeting between the two in the Oval Office at the White House. — AFP
PM Imran greeting US First Lady Melania Trump. — AP
PM Imran posing for a group photo with President Trump and 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, July 23. — AP
PM Imran gestures during his conversation with Pompeo. — AFP
PM Imran speaks 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
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California shakes hands with PM Imran, July 23, on 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, July 23. — AFP
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and PM Imran make brief statements to reporters before a meeting at the US Capitol, July 23. — AFP
PM Imran pictured in a meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. — GOP Twitter
PM Imran attending a reception with a large number of Senators and Members of US House of Representatives in attendance at the Capitol Hill. — GOP Twitter
PM Imran addressing the gathering at Capitol Hill. — GOP Twitter
Qatari PM Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani receiving PM Imran during his brief layover at Doha International Airport, July 24. — GOP Twitter
Qatari PM Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and PM Imran in conversation at Doha International Airport. — GOP Twitter