Prince William and Catherine visit a 7-year-old Wafia Remain at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore on Thursday. Reuters
William Kate play cricket and tour historic mosque in Lahore
Prince William and wife Kate land in Pakistan capital after aborted flight
A planned visit to a Pakistani military post in the Khyber region on Friday morning was cancelled because of the change in their schedule, but the prince said learning about the security situation in the country was an objective of the visit.
"What happens here in Pakistan directly correlates to what happens on the streets of the UK," William told British media after he and Kate saw dogs that are trained to sniff out explosives.
Prince William and Kate visit picture-postcard Chitral
"We are involved with the Pakistanis for a very good reason, it will actually keep people safe back in the UK."
An RAF Voyager carrying the royals aborted landings in Islamabad and nearby Rawalpindi on Thursday because of severe turbulence during the thunderstorm.
The couple stayed at Lahore's Pearl Continental Hotel on Thursday evening, along with journalists, their staff and foreign ministry officials. The couple told reporters after returning to Lahore that they were "fine."
William and Kate have also highlighted education and the impact of climate change during their stay in Pakistan.
Pakistan's government hopes the couple's five-day visit will help boost the country's image as a tourist and business destination, after decades of sectarian violence and political unrest.
On Friday, a global money-laundering watchdog gave Pakistan until February to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan, or face action.
"In terms of Pakistan's positive international image, the visit has been an unmitigated success," said Rifat Hussain, analyst and a former professor at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, though he said there had been some complaints from Pakistanis about the huge security operation around the trip.
The UK changed its travel advice for Pakistan in almost five years, allowing its citizens to travel by road to the north of Pakistan as well as the scenic Kalash and Bamboret valleys, the UK High Commission in Islamabad said.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were accorded a red-carpet reception on their arrival at the airport, then were escorted to a hotel amid tight security.
Her attires were not simply traditional shalwar kameez but had variations in all their details for the different levels of formalities during the week.
The well wishers attended a banquet Iftar held by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed on this occasion.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced, on Friday, that 457 people had been arrested, and that 441 police and gendarmerie officers were injured on Thursday, in France, during the ninth day of protests against pension reform.
The pilot and a 14-year-old passenger were seriously injured and remain in hospital in a serious condition.