Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived at Chitral

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived at Chitral

There, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walked two Labrador puppies named Sky and Salto that were being trained as search dogs.

The UK's visiting Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton visited the iconic Badshahi Mosque during their packed day-long trip to Lahore, where they joined a discussion with religious leaders on promoting interfaith harmony and also listened to the recitation of the Holy Quran.

The pilot had tried to land twice at two different airports amid significant lightning and turbulence, but was forced to go back to Lahore Airport for safety reasons.

"Few of us have experienced turbulence as bad as that", she added.

"If I'm honest. that was the most nervous I've ever felt in a plane", said ITV royal correspondent Chris Ship, who was on board.

The electrical storm was so high and terrifying that the pilots faced difficulty to land it at the Pakistani Royal Air Force base in Islamabad, which was the destination.

"It's been a huge, huge undertaking for them". There was no immediate statement from Kensington Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had arrived in Islamabad on their maiden tour of Pakistan last Monday.

It comes during the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's five-day royal tour of Pakistan, which was organised at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

"William and I really wanted to come and see an SOS Children's Village like this", the duchess told CNN.

"It has been fantastic, We have seen a lot of Pakistan..."

Earlier yesterday, the couple both took turns at the crease in a game of cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.

At one point during their visit, the parents-of-three were invited by Wafia, aged seven, for tiaras and tea which saw future queen Kate don a silver plastic crown. The white kurta featured black embroidery.

They later headed to the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, founded by Imran Khan, a family friend of the Prince and the current prime minister of Pakistan.

Indeed, the whole Pakistan tour, much like Harry and Meghan's southern Africa tour just weeks before, has brought memories of Diana to the fore as her sons and daughters-in-law follow in her footsteps.

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