"[The] the last time I met him, he was a boy, along with Prince Harry, and they came with my mother to my ex-mother-in-law's house," Khan told CNN in an exclusive interview Tuesday.
Diana was close to the family of Khan's ex-wife, Gemima Goldsmith. Diana often took her young sons to play in the garden at the Goldsmith's home in leafy Richmond Park, southwest London. Gemima's mother, Annabel Goldsmith, was something of a figure to Diana's mother.
The late princess visited Pakistan several times in the years prior to her death ̵
After decades of this endeavor, it became the Shawkat Hanum Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Center – which became the next stop of the royal tour in Pakistan on Thursday
Han told CNN that during CNN their lunch meeting he wanted to ensure that William understood the impact of his mother's work in the country.
"I told Prince William that I was in abundance – my constituency, which is Mianwali … I used to go around my constituency when I heard about the incident," Khan revealed, referring to the 1997 disaster in Paris.
"And I can tell you that the impact it had on people shocked me."
He went on to say that "they wouldn't even think they would hear about Princess Dee" and recalled his surprise that her work had penetrated "even in these rural areas. . "
Several engagements during the royal tour in Pakistan have drawn comparisons to Princess Diana, whether it be patients playing young for cancer or visiting the same cultural sites as the Badshahi Mosque.
When asked how William reacted, the Prime Minister replied: "I think it was important for him to know how much he was loved in this country. "