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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, donned a traditional kurta on Tuesday as she and Prince William met children at an Islamabad school during the first day of their Pakistan visit.

Middleton dazzled crowds as she stepped out in the traditional blue kurta and scarf by local designer Maheen Khan, while Prince William opted for a casual shirt and trousers to stay cool in the Pakistan heat, The Daily Mail reported.

The British royal couple, who arrived in Islamabad on Monday night accompanied by their three children, pulled up tiny chairs so they could sit and chat to the students in their classroom at the Islamabad Model College for Girls.

The visit is designed to champion the importance of quality education, and highlight how girls benefit from pursuing higher education and professional careers.

The couple’s next engagement is at the Margalla Hills National Park, north of Islamabad, where security officials were seen tightening up operations this morning in preparation.

Continuing the theme of education, the couple will also children from three local schools in hills, which sits in the foothills of the Himalayas.

William and Middleton are also due to have lunch with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and attend a special reception at the National Monument later in the day, The Daily Mail reported.