Prince William follows in mother Princess Diana's footsteps in Pakistan

By Peter Nicholls

LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Thursday joined locals in a cricket match in the Pakistani city of Lahore before a trip to a cancer hospital that his mother, Princess Diana, visited a year before her death.

The Pakistani government hopes the couple's four-day official visit will boost the country's image as a tourist and business destination, after decades of sectarian violence and political unrest.

William and Kate, who have frequently donned traditional Pakistani dress by local designers during their trip, have highlighted education and the impact of climate change in the country.

At 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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Queen Elizabeth II arrives at a luncheon given by the Governor of Peshawar during a Commonwealth visit to Pakistan, 4th February 1961. (Photo by Haber/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - MARCH 17: Queen Elisabeth And Pakistan President Muhammad Ayub Khan In Lahore In February 1961. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II attends the governor of East Pakistan's dinner at Dacca during a royal tour, 15th February 1961. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 08: On February 8,1961, on an official trip to Pakistan, the Queen of England, Elizabeth II visits the passage of Khyber which separates Afghanistan from Pakistan between the Hindu-Kuch mountains. She is accompanied by the Governor of West Pakistan, Malik Amir Mohammed KHAN (in the turban), and by the duke of Edinburgh. In the foreground are Pakistani border guards. The direct road from Kaboul, in Afghanistan, to India goes through this 2 mile wide passage. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at an Army dinner in Lahore, Pakistan, during a royal tour, 11th February 1961. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 13: On February 13, 1961, during an official trip to Lahore (West Pakistan), the Queen of England visits the Badshahi Masjid mosque accompanied by Malik Amir Mohammed KHAN (on right). (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 6: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted at the airport by President Ayub Khan on February 6, 1961 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 6: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted at the airport by President Ayub Khan on February 6, 1961 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II waves as she is driven through the streets of Karachi in an open topped car, during her 1961 visit to Pakistan. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 01: Pakistan, Karachi. Hm The Queen Elizabeth Arriving At The State Banquet With The President Ayub Khan In February 1961. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
1st February 1961: President Ayub Khan of Pakistan assists Queen Elizabeth II down the steps to the lawn of his Karachi residence, where she was attending a State Banquet in her honour with Prince Philip, as part of their 16 day tour of Pakistan. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
The Queen outside the Badshhi Mosque in Lahore during her 1961 State visit to Pakistan. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 1991: Diana, Princess of Wales wears a Catherine Walker sarong style evening dress in pink chiffon in October 1991 during her visit to Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
LAHORE - OCTOBER 15: Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a Catherine Walker dress, attends a reception in her honour on October 15, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Princess Diana visits Pakistan in September 1991. Princess Diana is pictured during a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Picture taken 29th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
The Princess of Wales, Princess Diana visits Islamabad, Pakistan in September 1991. Picture taken 25th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
LAHORE, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 25: Diana, Princess of Wales covers her head with a shawl as she visits the Badshai Mosque on September 25, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
NOOPUR SHANAN, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 24: Princess Diana visiting a welfare centre in Noopur Shanan. (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Princess Diana (1961 - 1997) on a visit to the Chitral Scouts, near Peshawar, Pakistan, September 1991. (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
THE QUEEN AND PAKISTANI PRESIDENT FAROOQ LEGHARI (NOT VISIBLE) INSPECT THE GUARD OF HONOUR, DRAWN FROM THE PAKISTANI ARMY AND NAVY, AT THE PRESIDENT'S PALACE AFTER HER ARRIVAL IN ISLAMABAD. THE QUEEN AND DUKE ARE IN PAKISTAN FOR A FOUR DAY VISIT. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Queen with Shahbaz Sharif Chief Minister of the Punjab, recieves a warm and colourful welcome at Lahore airport, where she landed after spending the day in Karachi. The Queen was on her third day touring Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
KARACHI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 09: The Queen At A Reception & Lunch Hosted By The Governor Of Sindh Karachi, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
LAHORE FORT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 09: The Queen At A Dinner Hosted By The Prime Minister At Lahore Fort, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Visiting British Queen Elizabeth II speaks at a banquet hosted by the President of Pakistan Farooq Leghari (R) in her honour at the presidency, here 07 October. The Queen lauded Princess Diana's humanitarian work in Pakistan and expressed thanks to Pakistanis for sharing Britain's grief of the recent tragic death of the princess. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 08: The Queen And Prince Philip Meeting The South African Cricket Team At Rawalpindi Cricket Club, Islamabad, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II wearing a headscarf, while on tour of the Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. The Queen and Prince Philip are on a four-day trip to Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
From left, the Aga Khan, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, during a visit to the village of Nansoq in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Skardu airfield in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, (left) watches as Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, wears a hat given to her as a present from the villagers of Nansoq in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales with the Aga Khan on a visit to the mountain village of Altit in the Karokoram Mountains. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall with the Aga Khan on a visit to the mountain village of Nansok in the Karokoram Mountains. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Altit Village In Skardu. . (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Nansoq Organic Village In Skardu, Pakistan, Accompanied By The Aga Khan. (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To Skardu. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wearing a shalwar kameez and dupatta (headscarf) , visit the Badshani Mosque in Lahore. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Gurdwara Of Arjan Dev Sikh Temple In Lahore. (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Gurdwara Of Arjan Dev Sikh Temple In Lahore. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Badshai Mosque In Lahore. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
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"Being here in Pakistan this week, William and I have seen on several occasions how family is at the heart of your culture," she said, before wishing three of the children happy birthday in Urdu, one of Pakistan's official languages.

At a meeting earlier in Lahore, one of Pakistan's largest cities and its cultural capital, the chief minister of Punjab state Usman Bazdar told the couple their visit "will further strengthen relations between the two countries."

The royal couple 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.

Kate, donning a traditional turquoise shalwar kameez by the Pakistani designer Maheen Khan, and William in a cream suit, also visited Lahore's historic sandstone Badshahi Mosque.

They will head later to the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, 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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Kate Middleton, Prince William visit glaciers in Pakistan
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Kate Middleton, Prince William visit glaciers in Pakistan
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed as they arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is welcomed as the Duke and Duchess arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL DISTRICT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the village of Bumburet on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14 - 18 October 2019
CHITRAL DISTRICT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the village of Bumburet on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14 - 18 October 2019
CHITRAL DISTRICT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit flood ruins in the village of Bumburet on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14 - 18 October 2019
KHYBER PAKHUNKWA, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14th -18th October.(Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL DISTRICT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speak to emergency response team in the village of Bumburet on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14 - 18 October 2019. (Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
Kate Middleton wears the same traditional Chitrali hat Princess Diana wore in Pakistan in 1991 (PA/Getty)
CHITRAL DISTRICT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speak to emergency response team in the village of Bumburet on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14 - 18 October 2019. (Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
KHYBER PAKHUNKWA, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14th -18th October.(Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
KHYBER PAKHUNKWA, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14th -18th October.(Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
KHYBER PAKHUNKWA, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14th -18th October.(Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
KHYBER PAKHUNKWA, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range on October 16, 2019 in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhunkwa Province, Pakistan. They spoke with a an expert about how climate change is impacting glacial landscapes. The Cambridge's are engaging in a royal tour of Pakistan from 14th -18th October.(Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed as they arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed as they arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed as they arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed as they arrive by helicopter on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Prince William (back C), Duke of Cambridge and his wife Britain's Catherine (C), Duchess of Cambridge meet with members of the Kalash tribe during their visit to the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan northern Chitral District on October 16, 2019. - Prince William and his wife Kate flew near the Afghan border to visit a remote Hindu Kush glacier on October 16, after a morning spent trying on feathered traditional caps and luxurious shawls in Pakistan's mountainous north. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP) (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Catherine (L), Duchess of Cambridge, receives gifts from a member of the Kalash tribe during her visit to the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan northern Chitral District on October 16, 2019. - Prince William and his wife Kate flew near the Afghan border to visit a remote Hindu Kush glacier on October 16, after a morning spent trying on feathered traditional caps and luxurious shawls in Pakistan's mountainous north. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP) (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William (C), Duke of Cambridge meets with members of the Kalash tribe during his visit to the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan northern Chitral District on October 16, 2019. - Prince William and his wife Kate flew near the Afghan border to visit a remote Hindu Kush glacier on October 16, after a morning spent trying on feathered traditional caps and luxurious shawls in Pakistan's mountainous north. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP) (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
CHITRAL, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Catherine (C), Duchess of Cambridge chats with members of the Kalash tribe during their visit to the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan northern Chitral District on October 16, 2019. - Prince William and his wife Kate flew near the Afghan border to visit a remote Hindu Kush glacier on October 16, after a morning spent trying on feathered traditional caps and luxurious shawls in Pakistan's mountainous north. (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP) (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)
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(Reporting by Peter Nicholls in Lahore, writing by Alasdair Pal; Editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise)

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