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Will and Kate in Pakistan

William and Kate visit 7-year-old Wafia Remain at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore, October 17. The hospital was founded by Imran Khan, a family friend of the Prince and the current prime minister of Pakistan. Diana made a high-profile visit to the hospital, a year before her death in a car crash in 1997.

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William and Kate visit 7-year-old Wafia Remain at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore, October 17. The hospital was founded by Imran Khan, a family friend of the Prince and the current prime minister of Pakistan. Diana made a...more

William and Kate visit 7-year-old Wafia Remain at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore, October 17. The hospital was founded by Imran Khan, a family friend of the Prince and the current prime minister of Pakistan. Diana made a high-profile visit to the hospital, a year before her death in a car crash in 1997. Arthur Edwards/Pool via REUTERS
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William and Kate pet golden labrador puppies Salto and Sky as they visit an Army Canine Centre, where Britain provides support to a program that trains dogs to identify explosive devices, in Islamabad, Pakistan October 18. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS

William and Kate pet golden labrador puppies Salto and Sky as they visit an Army Canine Centre, where Britain provides support to a program that trains dogs to identify explosive devices, in Islamabad, Pakistan October 18. Chris Jackson/Pool via...more

William and Kate pet golden labrador puppies Salto and Sky as they visit an Army Canine Centre, where Britain provides support to a program that trains dogs to identify explosive devices, in Islamabad, Pakistan October 18. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave  Lahore's historic sandstone Badshahi Mosque, October 17, during their four-day visit of the country. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave Lahore's historic sandstone Badshahi Mosque, October 17, during their four-day visit of the country. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave Lahore's historic sandstone Badshahi Mosque, October 17, during their four-day visit of the country. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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William plays a shot during his visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. The match included former captains of the Pakistan men's and women's teams, Azhar Ali and Sana Mir. Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis, also a former men's captain, umpired the match.

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William plays a shot during his visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. The match included former captains of the Pakistan men's and women's teams, Azhar Ali and Sana Mir. Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis, also a former...more

William plays a shot during his visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. The match included former captains of the Pakistan men's and women's teams, Azhar Ali and Sana Mir. Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis, also a former men's captain, umpired the match. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Catherine plays a shot during her visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Catherine plays a shot during her visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Catherine plays a shot during her visit at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, October 17. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Catherine visits the National Cricket academy in Lahore, Pakistan. October 17. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS

Catherine visits the National Cricket academy in Lahore, Pakistan. October 17. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS

Catherine visits the National Cricket academy in Lahore, Pakistan. October 17. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS
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At SOS Children's village, a children's home in Lahore and in her first public remarks of the tour, Kate said the couple were "moved and touched" by their experiences in the country.

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At SOS Children's village, a children's home in Lahore and in her first public remarks of the tour, Kate said the couple were "moved and touched" by their experiences in the country. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

At SOS Children's village, a children's home in Lahore and in her first public remarks of the tour, Kate said the couple were "moved and touched" by their experiences in the country. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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William and Catherine visit SOS Children's village in Lahore, Pakistan October 17. "Being here in Pakistan this week, William and I have seen on several occasions how family is at the heart of your culture," Kate said, before wishing three of the children happy birthday in Urdu, one of Pakistan's official languages.

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William and Catherine visit SOS Children's village in Lahore, Pakistan October 17. "Being here in Pakistan this week, William and I have seen on several occasions how family is at the heart of your culture," Kate said, before wishing three of the...more

William and Catherine visit SOS Children's village in Lahore, Pakistan October 17. "Being here in Pakistan this week, William and I have seen on several occasions how family is at the heart of your culture," Kate said, before wishing three of the children happy birthday in Urdu, one of Pakistan's official languages. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, October 16. Catherine and William visited a settlement of the Kalash people, a small indigenous group living in the Chitral region where they met with young people and wore colorful local scarves and headwear while being treated to song and dance.

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Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, October 16. Catherine and William visited a settlement of the Kalash people, a small indigenous group living in the Chitral region where they met with young people and wore colorful local...more

Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, October 16. Catherine and William visited a settlement of the Kalash people, a small indigenous group living in the Chitral region where they met with young people and wore colorful local scarves and headwear while being treated to song and dance. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS
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William and Catherine visit a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS

William and Catherine visit a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS

William and Catherine visit a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS
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Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS

Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS

Catherine visits a settlement of the Kalash people in Chitral, Pakistan, October 16. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS
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William and Kate visited a melting glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range not far from Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, witnessing first hand the impact of climate change their trip is seeking to highlight.

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William and Kate visited a melting glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range not far from Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, witnessing first hand the impact of climate change their trip is seeking to highlight. Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS

William and Kate visited a melting glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range not far from Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, witnessing first hand the impact of climate change their trip is seeking to highlight. Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS
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They flew by helicopter to the northern tip of the Chiatibo glacier, where a climate change expert explained how it was retreating. It is one of the around 7,000 of Pakistan's 7,200 glaciers that meteorological officials say show signs of melting, citing data gathered over the last 50 years.

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They flew by helicopter to the northern tip of the Chiatibo glacier, where a climate change expert explained how it was retreating. It is one of the around 7,000 of Pakistan's 7,200 glaciers that meteorological officials say show signs of melting,...more

They flew by helicopter to the northern tip of the Chiatibo glacier, where a climate change expert explained how it was retreating. It is one of the around 7,000 of Pakistan's 7,200 glaciers that meteorological officials say show signs of melting, citing data gathered over the last 50 years. Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS
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Pakistan's northern glaciers and those throughout the Hindu Kush and Himalaya region, are an important water store for 250 million people, and another 1.6 billion rely on rivers originating in the mountains, putting many communities at risk as global temperatures rise. "This could lead to a loss of over a third of these vital glaciers in less than a century, with enormous impacts not only on the availability of water, but on agriculture and hydropower generation," William said in his speech. Kate and William later observed damage and emergency response drills in a village in Chitral that had been hit by floods due to glaciers melting, October 16.

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Pakistan's northern glaciers and those throughout the Hindu Kush and Himalaya region, are an important water store for 250 million people, and another 1.6 billion rely on rivers originating in the mountains, putting many communities at risk as global...more

Pakistan's northern glaciers and those throughout the Hindu Kush and Himalaya region, are an important water store for 250 million people, and another 1.6 billion rely on rivers originating in the mountains, putting many communities at risk as global temperatures rise. "This could lead to a loss of over a third of these vital glaciers in less than a century, with enormous impacts not only on the availability of water, but on agriculture and hydropower generation," William said in his speech. Kate and William later observed damage and emergency response drills in a village in Chitral that had been hit by floods due to glaciers melting, October 16. Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stopped at an airport in Chitral on October 16, and been given a traditional feathered mountain hat, similar to one gifted to William's mother Princess Diana during her visit to the area in 1991. They were also given an album of photos of Diana during her visit. 

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stopped at an airport in Chitral on October 16, and been given a traditional feathered mountain hat, similar to one gifted to William's mother Princess Diana during her visit to the area in 1991. They were also given...more

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stopped at an airport in Chitral on October 16, and been given a traditional feathered mountain hat, similar to one gifted to William's mother Princess Diana during her visit to the area in 1991. They were also given an album of photos of Diana during her visit. Samir Hussein/Pool via REUTERS
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William and Catherine arrive by tuk tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Thomas Drew, at the Pakistan National Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan October 15. "The UK and Pakistan share unique bonds and so it will always be in our best interests for you to succeed," William said at the event, adding that 1.5 million people living in the UK had Pakistani heritage and the UK was one of Pakistan's top investors. "You can rely on us to keep playing an important role as a key partner and your friend."

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William and Catherine arrive by tuk tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Thomas Drew, at the Pakistan National Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan October 15. "The UK and Pakistan share unique bonds and so...more

William and Catherine arrive by tuk tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Thomas Drew, at the Pakistan National Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan October 15. "The UK and Pakistan share unique bonds and so it will always be in our best interests for you to succeed," William said at the event, adding that 1.5 million people living in the UK had Pakistani heritage and the UK was one of Pakistan's top investors. "You can rely on us to keep playing an important role as a key partner and your friend." Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS
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Catherine speaks to a guest as she attends a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan in Islamabad, October 15. Foreign policy experts and officials have said the trip, the first by a British royal family member in more than a decade and made at the request of the British foreign office, represented a soft power push, which may help both sides further their diplomatic aims. It comes as Britain seeks to reinvigorate its foreign relationships as the deadline looms for its departure from the European Union, while Pakistan works to repair its global image to boost tourism and investment.

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Catherine speaks to a guest as she attends a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan in Islamabad, October 15. Foreign policy experts and officials have said the trip, the first by a British royal family member in more than a...more

Catherine speaks to a guest as she attends a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan in Islamabad, October 15. Foreign policy experts and officials have said the trip, the first by a British royal family member in more than a decade and made at the request of the British foreign office, represented a soft power push, which may help both sides further their diplomatic aims. It comes as Britain seeks to reinvigorate its foreign relationships as the deadline looms for its departure from the European Union, while Pakistan works to repair its global image to boost tourism and investment. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine meet with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, October 15. Khan had also brought up geopolitical issues such as India's decision to revoke the autonomy of its portion of the disputed region of Kashmir in August and attempts to secure peace in neighboring Afghanistan.

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Prince William and Catherine meet with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, October 15. Khan had also brought up geopolitical issues such as India's decision to revoke the autonomy of its portion of the disputed region of Kashmir in...more

Prince William and Catherine meet with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, October 15. Khan had also brought up geopolitical issues such as India's decision to revoke the autonomy of its portion of the disputed region of Kashmir in August and attempts to secure peace in neighboring Afghanistan. Andrew Parsons/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine talk with local schoolchildren during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. The Margalla Hills National Park, on the edge of Islamabad, is under threat from poaching, wildfires, invasive species and littering.

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Prince William and Catherine talk with local schoolchildren during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. The Margalla Hills National Park, on the edge of Islamabad, is under threat from poaching, wildfires, invasive species and...more

Prince William and Catherine talk with local schoolchildren during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. The Margalla Hills National Park, on the edge of Islamabad, is under threat from poaching, wildfires, invasive species and littering. Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine visit Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. For the morning events, Kate wore a periwinkle blue silk shalwar kameez, the national outfit of Pakistan consisting of a loose tunic worn over trousers. Many on social media and in the fashion industry had been hoping she would don the outfit, which Princess Diana had worn during visits.

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Prince William and Catherine visit Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. For the morning events, Kate wore a periwinkle blue silk shalwar kameez, the national outfit of Pakistan consisting of a loose tunic worn over trousers. Many on social media...more

Prince William and Catherine visit Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. For the morning events, Kate wore a periwinkle blue silk shalwar kameez, the national outfit of Pakistan consisting of a loose tunic worn over trousers. Many on social media and in the fashion industry had been hoping she would don the outfit, which Princess Diana had worn during visits. Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine talk with local people during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS

Prince William and Catherine talk with local people during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS

Prince William and Catherine talk with local people during a visit to the Margalla Hills in Islamabad, October 15. Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS
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Prince William and Catherine visit a school classroom in Islamabad, October 15. The royals met students at an Islamabad Model College for Girls, discussing education with a group of older students and visiting the classrooms of younger students, admiring their drawings.

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Prince William and Catherine visit a school classroom in Islamabad, October 15. The royals met students at an Islamabad Model College for Girls, discussing education with a group of older students and visiting the classrooms of younger students,...more

Prince William and Catherine visit a school classroom in Islamabad, October 15. The royals met students at an Islamabad Model College for Girls, discussing education with a group of older students and visiting the classrooms of younger students, admiring their drawings. REUTERS/Ian Vogler
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Catherine interacts with a student at a school on a visit in Islamabad, October 15. As they left, a group of girls sang one of Pakistan's national songs and the couple greeted kindergartners who had lined up to chant "bye bye."

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Catherine interacts with a student at a school on a visit in Islamabad, October 15. As they left, a group of girls sang one of Pakistan's national songs and the couple greeted kindergartners who had lined up to chant "bye bye." REUTERS/Ian Vogler

Catherine interacts with a student at a school on a visit in Islamabad, October 15. As they left, a group of girls sang one of Pakistan's national songs and the couple greeted kindergartners who had lined up to chant "bye bye." REUTERS/Ian Vogler
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Prince William and Catherine pose for a group photo with staff and students at a school in Islamabad, October 15. While visiting the school a 14-year-old student told William she and other students were "big fans" of Princess Diana, who died in a car crash in 1997. "Oh that's very sweet of you. I was a big fan of my mother too," he replied.

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Prince William and Catherine pose for a group photo with staff and students at a school in Islamabad, October 15. While visiting the school a 14-year-old student told William she and other students were "big fans" of Princess Diana, who died in a car...more

Prince William and Catherine pose for a group photo with staff and students at a school in Islamabad, October 15. While visiting the school a 14-year-old student told William she and other students were "big fans" of Princess Diana, who died in a car crash in 1997. "Oh that's very sweet of you. I was a big fan of my mother too," he replied. REUTERS/Ian Vogler
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Prince William and Catherine are welcomed as they arrive in Islamabad, October 14. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prince William and Catherine are welcomed as they arrive in Islamabad, October 14. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Prince William and Catherine are welcomed as they arrive in Islamabad, October 14. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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