Kate Middleton was given a warm welcome by the Governor General’s wife to Jamaica last night despite her husband indicating that Jamaica would abolish the monarchy.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, joined her husband Prince William, 39, for a reception in Kingston last night, where she was greeted by Lady Patricia Allen, the wife of Jamaica’s Governor-General Patrick Allen .

The images show the couple walking side by side, with Patricia smiling and waving at the Duchess, as well as sitting next to each other at dinner.

Lady Patricia, who wore a long blue lace and tulle dress, looked delighted to join the royal couple throughout the evening.

Kate Middleton was given a warm welcome by the Governor General’s wife to Jamaica last night despite her husband indicating that Jamaica would abolish the monarchy

The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, joined her husband Prince William, 39, for a reception in Kingston last night, where she was greeted by Lady Patricia Allen, the wife of Jamaica's Governor-General Patrick Allen (pictured together)

The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, joined her husband Prince William, 39, for a reception in Kingston last night, where she was greeted by Lady Patricia Allen, the wife of Jamaica’s Governor-General Patrick Allen (pictured together)

However, Sir Patrick Allen, the Queen’s representative on the Caribbean island, said a new ministry would oversee the process of removing the monarchy, according to local reports in Jamaica.

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has warned the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that his nation is ‘moving on’ and intends to abandon the monarchy in a tense meeting as part of the royal Caribbean tour .

He told the couple that Jamaica intended to fulfill its destiny “as an independent, developed and prosperous country”.

In an exchange which was filmed, Mr Holness then told the royal couple that while the Jamaicans were ‘very very happy’ to welcome them, ‘there are issues here which as you know are unresolved’ .

The images show the couple walking side by side, with Patricia smiling and waving at the Duchess, as well as sitting next to each other at dinner.

The images show the couple walking side by side, with Patricia smiling and waving at the Duchess, as well as sitting next to each other at dinner.

Lady Patricia looked delighted to meet the royal couple, pictured last night in Jamaica

Lady Patricia looked delighted to meet the royal couple, pictured last night in Jamaica

He added that his country is “moving on” and has “real ambitions” to become an “independent, developed and prosperous country”.

His comments followed his declaration last year that there was “no doubt” that his country would become a republic. Politicians are pushing for the move to take place within two years and they are hoping for a referendum to take place before the end of 2022.

In February, Sir Patrick delivered an annual Speech from the Throne to Jamaica’s parliament in which he noted the government’s establishment of a Ministry of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, to comprehensively review the country’s laws and constitutional infrastructure. .

Lady Patricia, who wore a long blue lace and tulle dress, looked delighted to join the royal couple throughout the evening.

Lady Patricia, who wore a long blue lace and tulle dress, looked delighted to join the royal couple throughout the evening.

Sir Patrick Allen, the Queen's representative on the Caribbean island, said a new ministry would oversee the process of removing the monarchy, according to local reports in Jamaica.  Lady Patricia is pictured with Kate last night

Sir Patrick Allen, the Queen’s representative on the Caribbean island, said a new ministry would oversee the process of removing the monarchy, according to local reports in Jamaica. Lady Patricia is pictured with Kate last night

Sir Patrick was joined by his wife Lady Patricia when he was knighted in 2009 by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Sir Patrick was joined by his wife Lady Patricia when he was knighted in 2009 by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Over dinner, the Duke of Cambridge addressed Britain’s historic role in the slave trade, describing it as “odious” and a “stain on our history” in a speech alongside his wife.

On day five of their Caribbean tour, the future king expressed his disgust at the ‘appalling atrocity’ that left such a heavy legacy in Jamaica and expressed his ‘deep sadness’ that it ever happened to dignitaries Jamaicans.

He spoke during an awkward tour for the Royal Family, where the Cambridges were greeted like rock stars by the public, but politicians used the meetings to make it clear in public that they will push for the island becomes a republic with a referendum this year.

Over dinner, the Duke of Cambridge addressed Britain's historic role in the slave trade, describing it as

Over dinner, the Duke of Cambridge addressed Britain’s historic role in the slave trade, describing it as “odious” and a “stain on our history” in a speech alongside his wife. Kate and Patricia are pictured

In a historic speech, William also referenced his father's previous condemnation of slavery - but stopped short of apologizing for the royal family's role in the trade.  Kate is pictured with Sir Patrick and Lady Patricia last night

In a historic speech, William also referenced his father’s previous condemnation of slavery – but stopped short of apologizing for the royal family’s role in the trade. Kate is pictured with Sir Patrick and Lady Patricia last night

There was also a protest outside the British High Commission by Republicans also demanding reparations for slavery from Britain and the Royal Family.

In a historic speech, William also referenced his father’s previous condemnation of slavery – but stopped short of apologizing for the royal family’s role in the trade.

The Duchess of Cambridge dazzled in diamonds for the State Dinner and wore an off-the-shoulder green dress by British designer Jenny Packham, paired with earrings and a bracelet borrowed from Her Majesty’s Emerald Tassel set. Queen. She also sported her Royal Family Order and the GCVO star.

Prince William was suave in black tie as they arrived at the dinner hosted in their honor by the Governor-General at King’s House, his Kingston residence – the most glamorous event of their five-day Caribbean tour so far. here.

The couple also re-enacted the historic moment when the Queen and the late Duke of Edinburgh descended the grand central steps inside the house during their first visit to Jamaica in 1953.