Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Shaukat Khanum Hospital
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Prince William, Kate Middleton visit Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore

Prince William, Kate Middleton visit Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore

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The British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Lahore. They met the patients and inquired about their health.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shaukat Khanum Hospital briefed Prince William and Kate Middleton about the health facility which Lady Diana also visited in 1996 and attended various fundraising events.

Chris Ship, ITV News Royal Editor, who is traveling with the Duke and Duchess expressed, “When Princess Diana went to the children‘s cancer hospital in Lahore in 1996 & 1997, she was shown around by Dr. Aasim Yusuf. He is showing the cancer unit to Prince William & Kate today.”

The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital was founded by the current Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. He is a family friend of the prince. Khan made the hospital in the name of his late mother. Before Diana’s death, she made high-profile visits to the hospital.

Earlier, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, on the fourth day of their first royal tour of Pakistan, visited Lahore’s historic Badshahi Mosque before a trip to a cancer hospital that his mother, Princess Diana, visited a year before her death.

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