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Visit of Pakistan's Prime Minister
Prime Minister Mohtrama Benazir Bhutto of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan made an official visit to the United States June 5-10, 1989, to meet with President Bush and other government officials.
Following are remarks made by the President and the Prime Minister after their meeting on June 6.(1)
(1)Made in the East Room of the White House (text from Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents of June 12, 1989).
It was a special pleasure for Barbara and me to welcome Prime Minister Bhutto to the White House this morning. In fact, our relationship goes back to 1971, when she attended Harvard and came with her dad to the United Nations. I have often remarked that her father's 1971 appeal was literally one of the most moving speeches that I ever heard at the United Nations. More recently, we met in Tokyo last February, where, I believe, we were the most newly elected heads of government.
Pakistan and the United States have enjoyed a long history of good relations, friends since the time that Pakistan became an independent nation. I welcome this opportunity to reaffirm those ties and to reassure the Prime Minister of our continued commitment to assist in Pakistan's security and its economic and cultural development.
The Prime …