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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meets Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan

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Prince William and Kate met Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan for lunch

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met President Alvi and First Lady Samina Alvi today, later they attended a luncheon organized by PM Khan at the Prime Minister House.

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Earlier in the day, the pair also paid a visit to a government girls’ high school and graced an event about the environment on Trail 05 of Margalla Hills.

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Prince William and kate visit to the school in Islamabad involved them learning about girls’ education in Pakistan.

A local education officer, Mohammed Sohailkhan, told reporters the quality of education varies across Pakistan.

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“I can’t paint you an entirely rosy picture,” he said. “It does still fluctuate wildly, particularly in rural regions, where there has traditionally been cultural barriers towards this, notably in terms of sending girls away to college.

“But these barriers are slowly being broken down,” he added.

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The British Royal couple arrived in Islamabad yesterday on a five-day official visit to Pakistan.

It is the first royal visit to Pakistan in 13 years. The last one was by Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, who spent five days in Pakistan in 2006.

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