Prince William, Kate Middleton arrive in Lahore

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton landed in Lahore on Thursday for a one-day visit.

The royal couple were received by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Sarwar at the Lahore airport.

On the fourth day of their maiden visit to Pakistan, the two will be visiting the SOS Children’s Village, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, the National Cricket Academy and the Badshahi Mosque.

It is expected that Kate will also be delivering her first address in Pakistan today.


This is the first time in 13 years that the British royals are coming to Pakistan. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla last came to Pakistan in 2006 when they were visiting the region.
Kate and William arrived in Pakistan on Monday night and embarked on the second day of their visit to a girl’s college in Islamabad. The two also attended an event at Margalla Hills ad met Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Alvi.

The next day, the royal couple embarked on a visit to Chitral where they wore the traditional Chitrali caps and met locals. The duchess became quite popular with the locals after pictures of her dressed in the traditional shalwar kameez went viral.

The royal couple are in Pakistan till October 18. The purpose of their visit is to strengthen ties between the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The royal couple are here to meet business leaders, the youth, sports personalities and celebrities.

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