A rare photograph of Queen Elizabeth II visiting Swat during her visit to Pakistan in 1961. She is flanked by Prince Philip who accompanied her during the visit, and Miangul Jehanzeb Khan, the last Wali of Swat. Urdu writer and bureaucrat Qudratullah Shahab looks on from behind them. It was during this visit that the Queen made her famous comment calling Swat “The Switzerland of the East”.

Queen in Swat

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