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In pictures: Britain's Prince William and wife Kate Middleton visit Pakistan

Updated : October 17, 2019 11:10 AM IST

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday amid much fanfare and tight security. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan. They were scheduled to attend a cultural event later in the day. Authorities deployed more than 1,000 police and paramilitary forces to ensure the royal entourage's protection, setting up checkpoints and roadblocks in parts of the capital, Islamabad. Catch glimpses of their visit to Pakistan in pictures here:

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at Nur Khan base in Islamabad, Pakistan. They are on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at Nur Khan base in Islamabad, Pakistan. They are on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate speaks to teachers during their visit to a school in Islamabad. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are strong advocates of girls' education were greeted by teachers and children. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate speaks to teachers during their visit to a school in Islamabad. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are strong advocates of girls' education were greeted by teachers and children. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate interact with students during their visit to a school outside Islamabad. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are strong advocates of girls' education were greeted by teachers and children. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate interact with students during their visit to a school outside Islamabad. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are strong advocates of girls' education were greeted by teachers and children. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrive in a traditionally painted motorized rickshaw to attend a reception in Islamabad. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrive in a traditionally painted motorized rickshaw to attend a reception in Islamabad. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Britain's Prince William, right, and his wife Kate meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, in Islamabad, Pakistan. The royal couple kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday amid much fanfare and tight security. (AP Photo/Muhammed Ahmed)
Britain's Prince William, right, and his wife Kate meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, in Islamabad, Pakistan. The royal couple kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday amid much fanfare and tight security. (AP Photo/Muhammed Ahmed)
In this photo released by Press Information Department, members of Kalash community greet Britain's Prince William, centre, and his wife Kate with traditional caps during their visit to Bumburate Valley, an area of Pakistan's northern Chitral district. Britain's Prince William and wife Kate traveled to Pakistan's scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation, where glaciers are melting at a fast pace. (Press Information Department via AP)
In this photo released by Press Information Department, members of Kalash community greet Britain's Prince William, centre, and his wife Kate with traditional caps during their visit to Bumburate Valley, an area of Pakistan's northern Chitral district. Britain's Prince William and wife Kate traveled to Pakistan's scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation, where glaciers are melting at a fast pace. (Press Information Department via AP)
In this photo released by Press Information Department, Britain's Prince William, center, and his wife Kate sit with members of Kalash community and watching traditional dance during their visit to Bumburate Valley, an area of Pakistan's northern Chitral district. (Press Information Department via AP)
In this photo released by Press Information Department, Britain's Prince William, center, and his wife Kate sit with members of Kalash community and watching traditional dance during their visit to Bumburate Valley, an area of Pakistan's northern Chitral district. (Press Information Department via AP)
Britain's Prince William, centre, and his wife Kate interact with the members of Kalash community during their visit to Bumburate Valley. Britain's Prince William and wife Kate travelled to Pakistan's scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation, where glaciers are melting at a fast pace. (Press Information Department via AP)
Britain's Prince William, centre, and his wife Kate interact with the members of Kalash community during their visit to Bumburate Valley. Britain's Prince William and wife Kate travelled to Pakistan's scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation, where glaciers are melting at a fast pace. (Press Information Department via AP)
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a village in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan, October 16, 2019. (Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS)
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a village in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan, October 16, 2019. (Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS)
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan. (Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS)
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan. (Neil Hall/Pool via REUTERS)
Published : October 17, 2019 11:10 AM IST
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