Prince William and Kate follow Princess Diana’s footsteps in Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s five-day royal tour will spotlight young Pakistanis and visit a local school for girls.
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We will we turn to our cover story, a special royal visit for prince William following in the footsteps of his late mother princess Diana and ABC's Maggie Rulli is there now with more from the trip. Good morning, Maggie. Reporter: Hey, Cecilia, yeah, the palace says one of the main goals of this tour is to show that the Pakistan of today is a dynamic place and so far that is exactly what the couple has been showing us. Prince William and duchess Kate getting the red car at the time treatment as they step off the plane in Pakistan kicking off with what the palace is calling the most complex visit they've been on. Kate stunning in traditional dress. An aqua blah salwar kameez echoing princess Diana who wowed in a similar dress when she visited Pakistan in 1996. The country was a special place for Diana. The princess visiting three times in the '90s while she raised money for a local hospital. Pakistan was hugely important to Diana and the fact that William and Kate are here at all shows that they want to continue her legacy. Reporter: Today will was reminded of that connection. A group of young female students telling him they were big fans of his mother. He replied with a big smile saying, I was a big fan of my mother too. There are so many comparisons to Diana's visit but the couple is also making a point to focus on those issues that matter most to them and today those issues are young people and conservation. Will and Kate plan to visit that same hospital that Diana went to on Thursday and it seems like Katie is just going to keep wowing us with her dresses so it promises to be a very vibrant and colorful week.

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