Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton are all set to visit Pakistan later this month and excitement levels for their visit is high.
Kensington Palace on Friday released a detailed statement on their visit and turns out that the couple will be visiting quite a few tourist spots in the country.
“From the modern leafy capital Islamabad to the vibrant city of Lahore, the mountainous countryside in the North, and the rugged border regions to the West, the visit will span over 1000km and will take in Pakistan’s rich culture, its diverse communities, and its beautiful landscapes,” read the statement.
The statement added that the purpose of the visit is “to pay respect to the historical relationship between Britain and Pakistan and “focus on showcasing Pakistan as it is today – a dynamic, aspirational and forward-looking nation.”
Kate and William will visit programmes which empower young people. The statement said that the Duke and Duchess are looking forward to “spending time meeting young Pakistanis and hearing more about their aspirations for the future.”
Earlier this week, William and Kate, visited Prince Karim Aga Khan in London at the Aga Khan Center.
Speaking at the event, the Duke and Duchess said they are excited to visit Pakistan to meet its people and to witness and experience its beautiful culture. The Duchess added that she is looking forward to trying out the spicy food.
Meanwhile, Kate wore a green dress for the event and accessorised her look with 835 rupees earrings from Pakistani brand Zeen which caused quite a stir.