Visit to the Friendly Afghanistan.. (1964)

Film-document №5914 1 part, Duration: 0:09:32 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Semenova M.

Operators: Komarov V.


About the visit of the Soviet Government Delegation to Afghanistan.

Historical background

September 2, 1964 in the city of Kabul, arrived Soviet government delegation led by Kosygin was invited into Afghanistan in the conquerors of the Hindu Kush mountains holiday - opening the highway through the Salang mountain pass, built by Soviet specialists.

Temporary description

Film on the presence of Soviet government delegation led by Kosygin in Afghanistan. Afghanistan. Kabul. Meeting of the Soviet delegation at the airport. Kosygin at the reception of King Mohammed Zahir Shah. Reception hosted by the Government of Afghanistan for the members of the Soviet delegation. Kosygin talks with Prime Minister of Afghanistan. Alexei Kosygin, the delegation members visited the construction of industrial facilities being built by the Soviet Union: Jalalabad irrigation, hydroelectric dam on the River Kabul in the canyon Nagliai; present at the inauguration of a highway in the Hindu Kush mountain system. King Mohammed Zahir Shah, giving presents to Afghan and Soviet specialists. Hindu Kush mountain system. Movement of vehicles on the highway. Landscape Kabul River. City of Kabul. Streets and buildings. The buildings of ancient and modern architecture. Fountains. Residence of the king. Park in Pagmane. Movement of pedestrians on city streets.

Reel №1

Mountain Range from the plane.

Propeller of an airplane "IL-18» - MS.

Kabul (the plane).

The aircraft "IL-18" taxis on the airfield - LS., CU.

AN Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation to leave the plane.

They met the Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Yousuf, members of the Afghan government, the Soviet Embassy.

AN Kosygin and Mohammad Yousuf bypass a guard of honor.

AN Kosygin greets members of the diplomatic corps and the Soviet experts working in Afghanistan.

The flag of the Soviet Union - CU.

Drove a car with members of the Soviet delegation.

The streets of Kabul - MS.

Report on the streets.


Modern building.

People go over the bridge.

Palace of the King of Afghanistan - MS., PNRM.

Flower garden in front of the palace.

AN visit Kosygin King of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah.

Park in Pagmane - PNRM.

The alley of the park are members of the Soviet delegation and Soviet specialists, members of the Afghan government and the public.

AN Kosygin talks with Mohammed Yusuf.

Admission to the park - LS., PNRM.

Corniche (c motion).

Car passes through the tunnel.

Bank of the river Kabul - PNRM.

AN Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation to the construction of Jalalabad irrigation system: considering a plan.

Soviet irrigator B. Zemlyansky gives explanations.

The plan of the irrigation system - MS.

AN Kosygin and others on the site.

Construction - Various.

AN Kosygin farewell to Afghan construction workers and Soviet experts.

Builders - CU.

Ride car.

Tunnel (with movement, through the car window.)

Construction of power plant in the Canyon Naghlu on Kabul River - PNRM.

Afghan workers and Soviet specialists in the construction of hydroelectric power station - different.

A worker with a jackhammer - CU.

Bucket is land - CU.; Pours into the car - MS.

Car drives off the ground - MS.

AN Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation at the construction site.

Says Soviet engineer Zagorodnikov.

Mountains - MS., PNRM.

On the way to the mountains riding car.

Gathered at the holiday explorers Hindukush - PNRM.

Afghans astrakhan hat, an old man in a turban - CU.

AN pass Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation.

Honor guard.

Passes King Mohammed Zahir Shah.

AN Kosygin greeted the king.

The King greets builders.

AN stands Kosygin.

Acts Mohammed Zahir Shah.

Builders listen, applaud.

King cuts the ribbon: opens the way through the Hindu Kush.

The King presents gifts to builders.

The inscription on the obelisk - CU.

Road in the mountains - LS., PNRM.

On the road going car.

Concrete bump along the road (with motion).

Highway (the plane).