Prince Harry and Meghan aren’t the only royals with engagements today. Prince William and Kate just stepped out for their own event in London.
The couple has arrived for a meeting with the Aga Khan ahead of their visit to Pakistan later this month.
The Duchess of Cambridge looked elegant as ever in a flowing green ARossGirl dress for today’s engagement, paired with green and gold earrings by Pakistani designer Zeen. She finished the look with pair of towering green suede heels and matching green suede clutch.
The couple are being hosted by the Aga Khan, at the Aga Khan Centre, an event to showcase modern Pakistani culture ahead of their official visit to the country later this month.
The Aga Khan Centre in London is home to the Aga Khan Foundation, the Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, and the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
The aim of the organisations is to promote understanding about Muslim cultures and to connect the public to global development issues.
His highness the Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary imam of the world’s 20 million Shia Ismaili Muslims and a direct descendant of the Prophet Mohammed.
He succeeded his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan, as imam in 1957 at the age of 20.
Today’s event comes days before Prince William and Kate are starting their Pakistan Royal tour. At the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, they will embark on October 14, and will stay there till October 19.
William and Kate have not travelled on tour together since January 2018, when they visited Sweden and Norway while Kate was pregnant with Prince Louis. They additionally travelled to Cyprus las December to ship Christmas presents to members of the 11 Squadron at RAF Akrotiri.
Prince William has also undertaken solo visits to the Middle East, France, Africa and New Zealand since then.