Prince William and Kate Middleton are headed to Pakistan

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Prince William and Kate Pakistan

Web Report

Kensington Palace has announced via social media that Prince William and Kate Middleton “will undertake an official visit to Pakistan this autumn, at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office”. Further details will be advised in due course, they added.

This mark’s the couple first visit to Pakistan though other members of the royal family have been here before; on their Instagram, they continued that “Her Majesty The Queen visited Pakistan in 1961 and 1997, and The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited in 2006.

Pakistan’s High Commissioner in London welcomed the announcement. “The upcoming Royal Visit is a reflection of the importance the United Kingdom attaches to its relations with Pakistan. The two countries enjoy historical links which both sides wish to strengthen further,” said Mohammad Nafees Zakaria.

Diana, Princess of Wales, also made the journey to Pakistan several times. In case you were wondering, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will not be joining; the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed on their joint Instagram account that they will be on their Africa trip this Autumn.