Prince William, Duchess Kate hold video calls with Pakistani kids

The Royal couple visited Pakistan last year and reached out to the children on the anniversary of the trip

On the one year anniversary of their visit to Pakistan, the Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton held a video call with students at a college in Islamabad and SOS students in Lahore. The Royals had visited both institutions last year during their visit.

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton discussed the effects of COVID on the education of the students with students of Islamabad Model College for Girls before indulging in a game of Pictionary.  

“Their Royal Highnesses first spoke to teachers from the Islamabad Model College for Girls via video call to hear how the school’s activities have been impacted, before joining pupils in a game of Pictionary,” according to an official statement.

They also learn about the steps taken at the SOS Village Lahore to prepare the students for countering the novel coronavirus. “Their Royal Highnesses heard how the village has helped to teach the children how to combat the spread of Covid-19 through special sessions led by doctors and medical staff, and the work that has been carried out to support the mental health of their staff and children throughout the pandemic,” the communique added.

Royal visit in 2019

The Royal couple visited different parts of Pakistan during their visit in 2019. They met school children and visited the SOS Children’s Village in Lahore as well. They also went for sight-seeing in the northern parts of the country. They also played cricket with the children and some of the national team players. Both the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were pleased with their visit and appreciated the local hospitality. Clearly, they remembered the good time they enjoyed in Pakistan and reached out to the students on the first anniversary of the visit.

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