August 11, 2017

Photos compiled by Deneb Sumbul

1961: Queen Elizabeth II attends a Pakistani costume party in Karachi on her first trip to Pakistan.


1962: Jackie Kennedy meets the wife of Bashir, the camel cart driver, at the Governor’s House Lahore.



Eleanor roosevelt is welcomed by the APWA ladies in East Pakistan.


1967: Marlon Brando in Lahore in 1967 to enlist Pakistani artistes for a United Nations fund-raising gala.


1959: President Dwight Eisenhower state visit was the first ever by a U.S. President to Pakistan.


1956: Legendary Jazz trumpeter and composer, Dizzy Gillespie performs at a park in Karachi attempting to charm a snake by playing a trumpet.


1969: Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins parading through Pakistan on the Giantstep-Apollo Presidential Goodwill Tour.


1988: Legendery three-time former world heavyweight boxing champion, Muhammad Ali visits Kinnaird College Lahore. He also attended the fourth South Asian Games in 1989 in Islamabad as a special guest.


1981: Barack Obama and college roommate Sohail Siddiqi in Karachi.


1992: Princess Diana visits Kinnaird College Lahore, Pakistan.


1998: Pakistan President Rafique Tarar confers Nishan-I-Imtiaz, Pakistan’s Highest Civilian Award to Dilip Kumar.