Prime Minister’s Meeting with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

October 15, 2019


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called on the Prime Minister today. The Royal Couple was accompanied by Mr. Simon Case, Private Secretary of the Duke, and Mr. Thomas Drew, British High Commissioner to Pakistan.


The Meeting was held in a warm and cordial atmosphere. While welcoming the Royal couple, Prime Minister Imran Khan recalled the love and affection among the people of Pakistan for Princess Diana, because of her compassion as well as commitment to support charitable causes.


Prime Minister Imran Khan commended the visiting dignitaries for raising awareness of the issues being faced by the modern world like climate change, inequality, and education. The Prime Minister also lauded the Royal couple for promoting positive activities in Pakistan and their interaction with young Pakistanis.


The Prime Minister apprised the Royal couple of domestic priorities and Pakistan’s perspective on external environment, including relations with India post 5 August and support for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.


The Duke of Cambridge stated that Pakistan is a very important country for the UK. He thanked the government of Pakistan for the warm welcome and hospitality extended to them and their entourage.


The Prime Minister later hosted luncheon for the visiting dignitaries.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a -5day tour of Pakistan and would be visiting Islamabad, Lahore and the North of Pakistan.