Lahore all set to accord a rousing welcome to royal couple today
LAHORE (92 News) – Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit Lahore on Thursday.
All arrangements have been finalized to accord a rousing welcome to the royal couple who will reach the city at 11:55am.
Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton will attend a special ceremony at SOS Village at 12 noon.
The British guests will visit National Cricket Academy at 1:30pm. Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani will welcome the royal couple.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will reach Badshahi Mosque at 3pm. They will attend a ceremony at Shaukat Khanum Hospital.
On Wednesday, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Kalash Valley during his visit to Chitral. On arrival, they were received by area notables and high-ranking officials.
Both of them were wearing the traditional Chitrali cap and cloak on the occasion. They reviewed damages occurred by the floods in Chitral and impact of climate change on melting of glaciers.
The Royal couple also took an aerial view of Hindukush and Himalaya mountain ranges.
They were briefed about the impact of global warming as they visited a village in Bamboret Valley of Kalash area, where residential huts and a military mess were destroyed in the 2015 flash flood.
Prince William and Kate visited the Kalash Community Centre amid a warm welcome by the traditionally-clad young boys and girls, who cheered the dignitaries by presenting a group dance to the beat of drums.
The Duchess, who donned the traditional brightly-coloured beaded cap with fuchsia plume, interacted with the young Kalash – members of a 3,000-year-old civilization.