A pedestarian walks past billboards showing leaders (L/R): Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmon, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, displayed on a street in Islamabad on February 28, 2017.


Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1, aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, the countrys top diplomat said. / AFP / FAROOQ NAEEM        (Photo credit should read FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)