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In Pictures: Children the focus for William and Kate in Pakistan

In Pictures: Children the focus for William and Kate in Pakistan

Friday 18 October 2019

In Pictures: Children the focus for William and Kate in Pakistan


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent five days touring Pakistan.

With their own children staying in the UK, many of their engagements centred around the country’s children with William and Kate visiting a school, attending a birthday party, playing cricket with youngsters and comforting young patients at a cancer hospital.

Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Four
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talk with well wishers, during a visit to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Four
The cancer hospital was founded by Imran Khan, a friend of the duke’s late mother Diana and who is now Pakistan’s prime minister (Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Four
William and Kate at Lahore’s Badshahi Mosque (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Kate’s outfit at the mosque was one of many that sparked memories of the 1991 visit from Diana (Martin Keene/Owen Humphreys/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Four
Kate had a spell at the crease during a cricket-themed engagement in Lahore (Ian Vogler/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Four
Kate spoke some Urdu when she joined William at a birthday party in Lahore’s SOS Children Village (Peter Nicholls/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (centre) during a visit to a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan on the third day of the royal visit (Samir Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wear a traditional hat and cloak during a visit to a village in the Chitral valley(Samir Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the melting Chiatibo glacier (Neil Hall/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Two
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive by tuk tuk for a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew CMG at the National Monument in Islamabad on day two of the visit (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Two
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talk with the prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, a friend of the duke’s late mother (Andrew Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Two
The couple visited a school in central Islamabad (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Five
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge depart from Lahore Airport, on the fifth and final day of the royal visit to Pakistan. They had been forced to return there after a turbulent flight on Thursday (Peter Nicholls/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day One
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan, near Islamabad, on day one of the royal visit to Pakistan (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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