In Pictures: William and Kate see climate change in progress during glacier trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge donned outfits that rekindled memories of a 1991 visit to Pakistan by William’s mother, Diana.

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Last updated: 16 October 2019 - 1.20pm

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have drawn attention to climate change as they continue their tour of Pakistan, visiting a glacier that is melting.

The Chiatibo glacier presented an opportunity for William to catch up on his geography lessons which is studied during his degree at St Andrews, something that amused Kate with both donning traditional garments as they arrived in the region.

It also marked another moment for William to follow in the footsteps of his mother after Diana visited the same region in 1991.

Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (centre) take a seat with the Kalash people (Samir Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
William and Kate speak with flood victims during a visit to Bumburet village (Neil Hall/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
Kate and William were given hats for the visit (Samir Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak with glacial expert Dr Furrukh Bashir (Neil Hall/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duchess of Cambridge is assisted with a traditional hat and cloak during a visit to a village in the Chitral Valley (Sam Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
William is helped with his cloak (Sam Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
Fully kitted out, the couple make their way to a village in the Chitral Valley (Sam Hussein/AP)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The visit was intended to draw attention to climate change issues (Sam Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
Kate’s outfit brought back memories of a previous royal visit (Sam Hussein/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
William’s mother Diana had worn similar headgear during a visit in 1991 (Martin Keene/PA)
Kate and Diana, pictured in 1991, in similar hats during visits to Chitral (Sam Husssein/Martin Keene/PA)
Kate and Diana, who is pictured in 1991, in similar hats during visits to Chitral (Sam Husssein/Martin Keene/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Chiatibo glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range gave the couple food for thought (Neil Hall/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Chiatibo glacier (Neil Hall/PA)
Royal visit to Pakistan – Day Three
The couple viewed the Chiatibo glacier (Neil Hall/PA)

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