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In Pictures: William and Kate begin Pakistan tour

The royal couple arrived in the Commonwealth country on Monday evening.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan (Chris Jackson/PA)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan (Chris Jackson/PA)

By PA reporter

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent their first full day in Pakistan as the royal tour got under way.

Earlier, they visited a government-run school in Pakistan’s capital.

William and Kate toured the school in Islamabad, which educates young people between the ages of four and 18.

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William spoke about the importance of young people learning about mental health during the visit.

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Later, the royal couple met Pakistan President Arif Alvi at the Presidential Palace in Islamabad.

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William and Kate then attended a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew CMG at the National Monument in Islamabad.

Kate stepped out in a stunning emerald green gown by Jenny Packham – but her husband also turned heads with his sartorial style.

The duke wore a traditional sherwani coat by Karachi-based designer Naushemian, rather than regular black tie.

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