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British royals Prince William, Kate Middleton to call off Pakistan visit: Report

Kate and Prince William are expecting their third baby in spring Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 19, 2019, 07.44 PM (IST)

Prince William and wife Kate Middleton who had planned to travel to Pakistan later this year upon the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office may not be going there after all. 

Reportedly, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge might cancel because of the ongoing tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad. 

As per reports citing a statement released by Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the visit of the royal couple appeared unlikely due to the current turn of events in the region, The News International said in the report.

Had it materialised, the visit would have been Prince William and Kate’s first official visit by a member of the British royal family to Pakistan since 2006 when Prince Charles and Camilla had travelled to the South Asian country.

Previously, Queen Elizabeth II had gone to Pakistan in 1961 and 1997, and the late Princess Diana in 1991.

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Reportedly, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge might cancel because of the ongoing tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad.