Kate Middleton will embark on her first ever solo royal tour to Malta this September, reports Us Weekly.
Starting late September, the Duchess of Cambridge will spend two days on tour in Malta to celebrate the island’s 50 years of independence.
A source close to the Middleton family told Us Weekly that Kate, 32, is really nervous but excited about going on this trip by herself. The tour will focus on the causes she feels connected that she patronages and her beliefs.
Kate, who is married to Prince William, and have a 11-month-old son, Prince George, has numerous times showed that she’s capable of handling various royal engagements, including making a visit to Ipswich’s Treehouse, a children hospice, which is operated by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Kate also serves as the royal patron for the organization. During her time at the foundation, Kate visited the patients and showed interest about palliative care.
Earlier, Kate attended the Wimbledon, making funny faces at the prestigious tennis tournament and recently she opened the Tour de France 2014 at West Tanfield, England with Prince William and his brother Prince Harry on July 5. The Duchess is also planning her son Prince George’s first birthday celebrations, which is due on July 22.
In other news, Prince William went very personal when he admitted that he was able to the “silver lining”, in the persons, his wife Kate and son Prince George, following the unexpected death of his mother, Princess Diana. William was only 15 years old, while his brother Prince Harry was 13.
The 31-year-old Duke shared this when he spoke to a group of young leaders at the Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, July 9. This follows after the Forkan brothers, Rob and Paul Forkan from London, who lost their parents, Kevin and Sandra, when the Tsumani hit Sri Lanka in 2004. Rob Forkan and Paul Forkan were 17 and 15 respectively that time. Now the brothers are building orphanages in developing countries inspired after their parents’ death.
Rob and Paul Forkan were invited to the Buckingham Palace, where they were awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Program that recognizes the achievements of young leaders in the UK and the Commonwealth countries.
Rob told the Telegraph that there’s always a silver lining when tragedy strikes and you should dust it and carry one, referring them he got his own family after losing his mother at 15. Rob also told that William applauded them what they were doing and said to carry on the good work.