The former king of Nepal Gyanendra Shah (C) gestures during a visit to Durbar Square after offering prayers for the victims of the country's earthquake in Kathmandu on July 22, 2015. Twin earthquakes which struck the Himalayan nation in April and May killed more than 8,800 people, destroyed nearly half a million houses and damaged another 280,000, leaving thousands in need of food, clean water and shelter. AFP PHOTO / Prakash MATHEMA        (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images)