Queen Maxima of the Netherlands looks glam in an Indian saree as she arrives at Cochin International Airport - while Kate Middleton dons traditional shalwar kameez in Pakistan

  • Queen Maxima, 48, was all smiles as she arrived at Cochin International Airport
  • The Duchess of Cambridge wore a turquoise Shalwar kameez in Pakistan
  • Royal joined by husband King Willem-Alexander on day four of India state visit
  • Queen Maxima of the Netherlands changed into a colourful saree for the event
  • Mother-of-three earlier wore a brown, orange and green-striped dress 

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands looks glam in an Indian saree as she arrives at Cochin International Airport - as Kate Middleton dons a traditional shalwar kameez in Pakistan 

The royal, 48, looked glam in the patterned green number  - a similar colour to Kate Middleton's Shalwar kameez today.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore the turquoise Shalwar kameez by Maheen Khan as she visited a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

The Queen joined her husband King Willem-Alexander, 52, as they posed with dancers at the airport on Thursday.

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands changed into a colourful saree as she was greeted by dancers at Cochin International Airport on the fourth day of her five-day state visit to India

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands changed into a colourful saree as she was greeted by dancers at Cochin International Airport on the fourth day of her five-day state visit to India

The Queen joined her husband King Willem-Alexander, 52, as they posed with dancers at the airport on Thursday

The Queen joined her husband King Willem-Alexander, 52, as they posed with dancers at the airport on Thursday

The Duchess of Cambridge was seen in a green Shalwar kameez by Maheen Khan as she visited a mosque in Lahore today

The Duchess of Cambridge was seen in a green Shalwar kameez by Maheen Khan as she visited a mosque in Lahore today

The royal wore her hair down and accessorised the saree with emerald jewellery and a green clutch bag. The King had also changed into a different suit with a bright yellow tie.

Earlier today the stylish royal, 48, who was accompanied by her husband King Willem-Alexander, 52, opted for a long-sleeved brown and orange-striped dress featuring tie detail which cinched her in at the waist. 

She completed her outfit with a pair of tan suede skyscraper heels, and could be seen carrying a pair of gloves to match - before interacting with several Kathakali dancers.

The mother-of-three daughters - Catharina-Amalia, 14, Alexia, 12, and Ariane, 10 - accessorised with a statement over-sized orange hat, dangling earrings and a pair of trendy sunglasses.

The royal wore her hair down and accessorised the saree with emerald jewellery and a green clutch bag

The royal wore her hair down and accessorised the saree with emerald jewellery and a green clutch bag

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive at Cochin International Airport, on the forth day of their 5 day State Visit to India

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive at Cochin International Airport, on the forth day of their 5 day State Visit to India

he royal, 48, looked glam in the patterned green number - a similar colour and style to Kate Middleton's outfit today

he royal, 48, looked glam in the patterned green number - a similar colour and style to Kate Middleton's outfit today

The royal was welcomed by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai, who handed her with a beautiful bouquet of yellow flowers.

Queen Maxima is accompanying her husband King Willem-Alexander on his first state visit to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013.

Yesterday, Maxima was positively glowing when she visited a small textile factory helping people out of poverty.

She appeared to be in her element as she met with women working at the operation run by the Dutch organisation Tiny Miracles in Gol Maidan, Mumbai.

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 48, donned a statement hat and a pair of trendy sunglasses as she joined husband King Willem Alexander at Cochin International Airport on the fourth day of their five day state visit to India today. Pictured with Kathakali dancers

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 48, donned a statement hat and a pair of trendy sunglasses as she joined husband King Willem Alexander at Cochin International Airport on the fourth day of their five day state visit to India today. Pictured with Kathakali dancers

Queen Maxima looked stylish as she walked in the residence of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai

Queen Maxima looked stylish as she walked in the residence of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai

The mother-of-three, who is accompanying her husband King Willem-Alexander on his first state visit to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013, looked in high spirits

The mother-of-three, who is accompanying her husband King Willem-Alexander on his first state visit to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013, looked in high spirits

The royal donned a bold brown, orange and green-striped dress for the occasion, which featured tie detail to cinch her in at the waist. Pictured with King-Willem Alexander

The royal donned a bold brown, orange and green-striped dress for the occasion, which featured tie detail to cinch her in at the waist. Pictured with King-Willem Alexander

The stylish royal could be seen clutching a pair of suede gloves as she posed for the cameras with husband King Willem-Alexander

The stylish royal could be seen clutching a pair of suede gloves as she posed for the cameras with husband King Willem-Alexander

The monarch could be seen laughing as she interacted with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai

The monarch could be seen laughing as she interacted with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai

Maxima displayed her ethereal beauty in a flowing blue dress featuring ruffled detailing on the hem as she made her way through the inner-city streets.

The monarch teamed her garment, which featured a cut-out below the neckline, with a stylish blue headpiece that was decorated with delicate feathers.

Later, along with her husband, she visited the memorial build in memory of the victims of the Mumbai terror attacks, at The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel in Mumbai.

The royal couple's visit to Mumbai came a day after they attended the India-Netherlands Technology Summit at the JW Marriott Hotel in New Delhi for the 25th edition of the high-profile event. 

The Queen of the Netherlands completed her outfit with a pair of chic tan suede skyscraper heels and she could be seen carrying a pair of gloves to match

The Queen of the Netherlands completed her outfit with a pair of chic tan suede skyscraper heels and she could be seen carrying a pair of gloves to match

Maxima appeared to be delighted after being gifted a beautiful bouquet of yellow flowers by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maxima appeared to be delighted after being gifted a beautiful bouquet of yellow flowers by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari 

Following their attendance at the business event, the couple also visited the sandstone and marble mausoleum of Safjar Jang who was the ruler of the Indian state of Oudh.

On their first official day in India, the queen and her husband, who landed in India on Sunday evening, joined prime minister Narendra Modi to visit the open-air memorial of the Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi in Raj Ghat.

They were were treated to a lavish state banquet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Palace in the Indian capital.

The royal visit will also see the couple visit the 'Indo-Dutch interactions in the time of Rembrandt' exhibition at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum in Mumbai.

The royals were welcomed by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during their visit in Mumbai

The royals were welcomed by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during their visit in Mumbai 

The Dutch royals are on the fourth day of her five day state visit to India. Pictured, Queen Maxima puts on a stylish display

The Dutch royals are on the fourth day of her five day state visit to India. Pictured, Queen Maxima puts on a stylish display

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands looks glam in a traditional saree

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