ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton met with Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi on the second day of their visit in Islamabad.
On arrival at the Prime Minister’s House, PM Khan welcomed the royal couple. The British guests was being hosted lunch with the prime minister.
Before meeting with the premier, the couple was welcomed by President Arif Alvi and his wife Samina Arif at Aiwan-i-Sadr. Kate, who earlier donned a royal blue kurta, changed into green and white attire for the formal receptions.
President Alvi and the first lady welcomed the Royal couple. The Duke of Cambridge thanked the President for the warm welcome and hospitality extended to him and his entourage.
They appreciated the initiatives undertaken by the Government of Pakistan to combat climate change and to alleviate poverty. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a 5-day visit to Pakistan, during which they would visit Islamabad, Lahore and the Northern areas of Pakistan.
The Royal couple appreciated the initiatives undertaken by the Pakistan Government to combat climate change and to alleviate poverty.
The royal couple was accompanied by Thomas Drew, British High Commissioner to Pakistan Simon Case, the Principal Private Secretary to the Duke; and Christian Jones, the Communications Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
It is pertinent to mention here that William’s late mother, Diana, was a friend of the prime minister and visited Pakistan twice — 1996 and 1997 — to help raise awareness and funds for the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital.
Prince William and Kate Middleton, visited Islamabad Model College for Girls at F-7 sector. The college administration warmly welcomed Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Kate reached at the college dressed in a royal blue classic kurta
by Pakistani designer Maheen Khan.
The royal couple examined the different department of the college. Prince William and Kate Middleton met with the students and visited the classes.The British guests started their activities in Pakistan from Girls College.
Details of Royal Couple’s visit to Pakistan
On October 16
, Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit SOS Children’s Villages, Aitchison College and Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore.
On October 17,
the British royal couple will leave for Chitral and meet with the locals. It was also reported that if the security and weather would be normal then the British guests will also visit Dara Khyber, the fort.
Then, on Friday, their last day of the five-day visit, the royal couple are set to visit the Faisal Mosque
before their departure in the afternoon.
The British royal couple will depart for home from Nur Khan Airbase on October 18 at 1pm.