ISLAMABAD — British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew on Sunday expressed optimism that visit of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan will help promote historic relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.
In a video statement, he said it will be an exciting program and will focus largely on today s Pakistan and its dynamic, aspirational and forward looking nation.
The High Commissioner said the royal couple would like to see the length and breadth of the country, ranging from modern leafy capital Islamabad to vibrant city of Lahore, the mountainous countryside of North and rugged border region of the West.
He said they will get the flavor of enormous opportunities in the hands of Pakistan s young population as well as the country responding to the challenges like climate change.
Thomas Drew said Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton hope to meet as many Pakistanis as possible during the course of the visit, especially the young people who would shape the country s future.
British High Commissioner further said they are looking forward to build a lasting friendship with people of Pakistan. He hoped they would get a very warm welcome during visit to Pakistan.