The royal couple has finally landed in Rawalpindi on Monday making it the historic trip of its nature for the last 13 years. The official Kensington palace on twitter even tweeted about it in Pakistani language.
Extreme security precautions were taken before the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their 5-day official visit to Pakistan. Their tour will have a tightened military upkeep and information secrecy.
The couple landed at Rawalpindi’s Airbase Nur Khan and were cordially welcomed with the red carpet. The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi along with Britain’s high commissioner of Pakistan with other members of foreign office were there to welcome them.
The Duchess of Cambridge arrived in an ombre outfit channeling Pakistani traditional dress shalwar kameez, just to show her respect towards Pakistani culture, while Duke of Cambridge wore a navy blue suit.
The Royal couple will visit different historical places and areas and will meet with different people in the following days of their trip. The aims of this tour is to tighten and strengthen the relationship between Pakistan and The United Kingdom.
On 15th October, they are planned to meet Dr. Arif Alvi, the president of Pakistan and PM Imran Khan and after that, they will visit Women’s college and charity events.
The next day, on 16th October the Prince and Kate Middleton will head toward Lahore where they are likely to visit SOS Village, Atchison College, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, Badshahi Mosque, Minar-e Pakistan and National cricket academy.
A visit to Chitral is also part of the tour, where the royal couple is going to communicate with the residents, learning how the masses are adapting to environmental changes and which will also include a visit to Khyber fort on the 17th of October. They will head back to the Capital that night.
On the last day, the 18th of October, according to the reports the couple is going to visit Faisal mosque and will depart in the afternoon.