Dutch State Visits to India

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands will begin their State Visit to India later today, programme HERE, so we are taking a look at the previous two Dutch State Visits to India, made by Queen Beatrix. Continue reading

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Queen’s Pakistani Turquoise Necklace

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on their visit to Pakistan today, and thus, we are taking a look at a gift to the Queen during the last Pakistani Official Visit to Britain, which is now worn by the Princess Royal-

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Royal Visits to Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be embarking on their Official Visit to Pakistan tomorrow, described as “the most complex tour undertaken by The Duke and Duchess to date, given the logistical and security considerations”, so we are taking a look at the previous Royal Visits to Pakistan. At the time of her succession in 1952, the Queen was became the Sovereign of the then Dominion of Pakistan, which she remained until 1956, when the country became a Republic, and unlike other Commonwealth Countries, it has only received a handful of Royal visits in the 72 years since Independence. As a Pakistani Royal Commentator, I’m really excited about this visit and how it celebrate the deep links between the UK and Pakistan. Continue reading