In pictures: Day 1 of royal couple's arrival in Pakistan

Published: October 14, 2019
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Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019 PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019 PHOTO: REUTERS

The entire nation has anxiously been awaiting Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first visit to Pakistan.

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are welcomed as they arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are welcomed as they arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

The royal couple touched down at the Noor Khan Airbase, where a red carpet had been rolled out for them.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

They were received by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his wife along with British High Commissioner Thomas Drew.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Kensington Palace described it as their most complex visit so far and the itinerary for their five-day stay has been kept under wraps.

Red carpet rolls out as Prince William, Kate Middleton arrive in Pakistan

#RoyalvisitPakistan became the top trend in the country on Twitter as users of the micro-blogging site shared their love and appreciation for the royal couple.

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Kensington Palace statement said that the royal couple want to meet as many Pakistanis as possible during their visit.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is welcomed as she arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is welcomed as she arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan October 14, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

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