TO GO WITH 'PAKISTAN-ECONOMY-POVERTY' by Ashraf KHAN
In this photograph taken on November 13, 2016, Pakistani Naval personnel stand guard near a ship carrying containers at the Gwadar port, some 700 kms west of Karachi, during the opening ceremony of a pilot trade programme between Pakistan and China.
Shah Nawaz walks Karachi's dusty streets, one of thousands in the financial hub who are being fed by charities as Pakistan's economy picks up pace -- but, some say, not fast enough for its poverty-stricken millions. Confidence in Pakistan is growing, with the International Monetary Fund claiming in October 2016 that the country has emerged from crisis and stabilised its economy after completing a bailout programme.
/ AFP / AAMIR QURESHI / TO GO WITH 'PAKISTAN-ECONOMY-POVERTY' BY ASHRAF KHAN (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)