A gateway on a street in Lahore, Pakistan. The recorded history of Lahore, the second largest city-district of Pakistan, covers thousands of years. Originally the capital and largest city of the Punjab region, it has since its creation changed hands from Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Muslim, Sikh and British rule to becoming the cultural capital and the heart of modern-day Pakistan.
Textiles Drying In Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. The Punjab region is the economic heart of Pakistan. The textile industry accounts for more than half of exports and 20 percent of the workforce. This sector, however, faces challenges: an unstable rupee, competition from neighboring countries, and power supply shortages that prevent factories from producing at full capacity. Image and caption from 'Human: A Portrait of Our World' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. #WhatMakesUsHuman