Pakistan: The Grand Tour

Pakistan's handsome President Mohammed Ayub Khan last week completed Stage 2 of his diplomatic grand tour. His first stop had been Peking, where he got the red-carpet treatment, was hailed by cheering thousands who beat gongs and drums in welcome, and had formal banquets and long talks with Premier Chou En-lai and Foreign Minister Chen Yi. Out of it all came an interest-free $60 million loan with which to purchase Chinese cement, textiles and machinery.

If Ayub Khan expected more of the same in Moscow, he was disappointed. The Soviet reception was correct...

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