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Royal couple visits Lahore’s historic Badshahi Mosque


Mehwish Sohail Reporter

17th Oct, 2019. 04:38 pm
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Kate and William visits Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton visits Lahore’s historic Badshahi Mosque on their tour to Pakistan.

According to the details, the royal guests were warmly received by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Sarwar at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.

The guests were presented souvenirs by the government officials.

Princess Diana visited Badshahi Mosque a year before her death, sources said.

The honorable guests also arrived the National Academy, while in addition, Prince William and Princess Kate also played cricket.

Kate and William then took part in a cricket match including former captains of the Pakistan men and women’s teams, Azhar Ali and Sana Mir.

Pakistan’s bowling coach Waqar Younis, also a former men’s captain, umpired the match.

Later, the prince followed in his mother’s footsteps and visited Badshahi Mosque in the city, evoking memories of Princess Diana’s trip to the place of worship in 1991.

They will visit Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre.

The duchess is also likely to deliver her first address in Pakistan today.

On Wednesday, Prince William and his wife Kate flew near the Afghan border to visit a remote Hindu Kush glacier, after a morning spent trying on feathered traditional caps and luxurious shawls in Pakistan s mountainous north.

The British royals travelled by helicopter to a glacier in Broghil Valley National Park to see the effects of climate change in one of the most glaciated areas of the world.

The Duke of Cambridge called the glacial melt an “impending catastrophe” in a speech delivered at a glittering reception in Islamabad late Tuesday.

The couple met with environmental experts to discuss the melting before going on to spend their afternoon with the Kalash.

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