Prince William and his wife Kate will be undertaking a royal visit to Pakistan in the autumn at the request of Britain’s Foreign Office, Kensington Palace confirmed on Saturday (June 29). Further details will be provided in due course, their office said. Pakistan’s high commissioner in London welcomed the announcement. Its worth mentioning that Previously, the Queen visited in 1961 and 1997, and Princess Diana traveled there on a solo trip in 1991.
🇵🇰 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 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. pic.twitter.com/z8M1hnpfWS
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) June 29, 2019
“The Government and the people of Pakistan warmly welcome the announcement of the Royal Visit by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan this year,” Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, said.
He added the people of Pakistan “still cherish and fondly recall” the visits by the Queen and described the upcoming trip as 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.”