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Volume 320: debated on Monday 22 February 1937

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can give the House information regarding the conversations which took place between His Royal Highness the Sirdar Mohamed Hashim Khan, Prime Minister of Afghanistan, and members of His Majesty's Government during the recent visit of His Royal Highness to London; what were the subjects discussed; and what was the attitude of the Afghan Government towards the road building programme which the Government of India is carrying out in the Khaisora Valley of Waziristan?

My right hon. Friend was glad to take the opportunity of His Royal Highness's informal visit of courtesy to London to discuss with him general questions of interest to the Afghan Government. The matter mentioned in the last part of the question was not discussed with His Royal Highness.