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The duke and duchess of Cambridge visit Pakistan in the first official British royal visit to the country since 2006.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (left) with Britain's Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, duke of Cambridge, in Islamabad on October 15.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (left) with Britain's Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, duke of Cambridge, in Islamabad on October 15.
The duke and duchess meeting a park ranger in the Margalla Hills in Islamabad. The royal couple is in Pakistan on their first visit from October 14 to October 18.
The duke and duchess meeting a park ranger in the Margalla Hills in Islamabad. The royal couple is in Pakistan on their first visit from October 14 to October 18.
Catherine dons a regimental cap of the Chitral scouts on her arrival in Pakistan’s Chitral District in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Catherine dons a regimental cap of the Chitral scouts on her arrival in Pakistan’s Chitral District in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The feathered cap is the same kind worn by William's mother, Princess Diana, during her 1991 visit to Pakistan.
The feathered cap is the same kind worn by William's mother, Princess Diana, during her 1991 visit to Pakistan.
The royal pair wait for dancing to begin at a settlement of the Kalash people in the Chitral District.
The royal pair wait for dancing to begin at a settlement of the Kalash people in the Chitral District.
The duchess speaking to Kalash women in a village. The Kalash are a historically persecuted religious and cultural minority in Pakistan.
The duchess speaking to Kalash women in a village. The Kalash are a historically persecuted religious and cultural minority in Pakistan.
While speaking with locals in the Kalash village, the royal pair met a young woman named after Prince William’s late mother. "Princess Diana was visiting at around the time [the woman] was born, which is why she got named Diana," a translator explained. "And now her son is [named] William.”
While speaking with locals in the Kalash village, the royal pair met a young woman named after Prince William’s late mother. "Princess Diana was visiting at around the time [the woman] was born, which is why she got named Diana," a translator explained. "And now her son is [named] William.”
Kalash youngsters gather for the royal visit on October 16.
Kalash youngsters gather for the royal visit on October 16.
Prince William steps out of a brightly decorated "tuk-tuk" on his arrival to a gathering in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital.
Prince William steps out of a brightly decorated "tuk-tuk" on his arrival to a gathering in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital.
Catherine being welcomed to Islamabad on October 14.
Catherine being welcomed to Islamabad on October 14.
Pakistani soldiers ahead of the royals’ visit to Islamabad. A British spokesman described the visit as “the most complex tour undertaken by the duke and duchess to date, given the logistical and security considerations.”
Pakistani soldiers ahead of the royals’ visit to Islamabad. A British spokesman described the visit as “the most complex tour undertaken by the duke and duchess to date, given the logistical and security considerations.”
William and Kate in the foothills of the Himalayas while visiting flood victims in the Chitral District.
William and Kate in the foothills of the Himalayas while visiting flood victims in the Chitral District.
A glacier in Chitral visited by the royals. The glacier has retreated significantly in recent years due to climate change.
A glacier in Chitral visited by the royals. The glacier has retreated significantly in recent years due to climate change.
The duke quipped that his geography teacher “would be well impressed that I'm back at a glacier after all these years.”
The duke quipped that his geography teacher “would be well impressed that I'm back at a glacier after all these years.”
The duchess connects with a schoolboy in Islamabad.
The duchess connects with a schoolboy in Islamabad.
Workers roll out a red carpet at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, ahead of the royal visit to the historic site on October 17.
Workers roll out a red carpet at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, ahead of the royal visit to the historic site on October 17.
Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, plays cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on October 17.
Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, plays cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on October 17.
The royal couple in an archway of the Badshani Mosque in Lahore on October 17.
The royal couple in an archway of the Badshani Mosque in Lahore on October 17.
The duchess inside the mosque. After Kate and William left the historic site, a Pakistani official told them, "If there’s one word to describe your visit, it is ‘joy.’ You have radiated joy wherever you have been.”
The duchess inside the mosque. After Kate and William left the historic site, a Pakistani official told them, "If there’s one word to describe your visit, it is ‘joy.’ You have radiated joy wherever you have been.”

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