, is expected to make a return to royal duties on 21 October, joiningPrince William
to greet thePresident of Singapore and his wife
on behalf ofthe Queen
.Kate, who has beensuffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum since September
, is said to"very much hope" she can undertake the engagement
, although the decision to attend will be reviewed if she is still unwell nearer the time.
The Duke and Duchess are scheduled to take part in a ceremonial welcome forPresident Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife Mary
atthe Royal Garden Hotel
, which is a stone's throw from the couple's home at Kensington Palace.It is not currently known if they will also take part in an official state banquet later in the evening.
This will not be the first time that William and Kate have met the Singaporean leader. In September 2012, the royal couple kicked off theirDiamond Jubilee tour of Southeast Asia