King Mohammad Zahir Shah of Afghanistan was in Kuwait this week for a one-day visit (Thursday).
SV Afghan King leaves plane, is greeted by Deputy Emir & Crown Prince & other leaders (5 shots)
MV King receives bouquet
MV King & Deputy Emir onto rostrum
SV PAN flags flying
SV King & Deputy Emir at attention during anthem
SV Guard of Honour salutes King, who reviews them (2 shots)
SV King & Dep. Emir leave car, enter Palace
MV King and Dep. Emir arrive at IFTAR party, with others
MV INTERIOR Guests standing, talking (2 shots)
MV King greeting guests (3 shots)
MV Guests drink & talk (3 shots)
MV King talking to quests
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Background: King Mohammad Zahir Shah of Afghanistan was in Kuwait this week for a one-day visit (Thursday). He was greeted by the Deputy Amir, Crown Prince Shaikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Subaqh, and a large group of Kuwait leaders and officials. The King and the Deputy Amir took a salute and reviewed the Guard of Honour before leaving the airport for the Al Salam palace. Later in the evening the king attended a party held in his honour. It was the King's first visit to kuwait.