Pakistan business gears up for landmark elections
10 May 2013 Last updated at 04:42 BST
Pakistan is gearing up for a landmark election on Saturday.
The polls will see the country's first democratic transition from one civilian government to another.
However, the new government will inherit a host of challenges, including a faltering economy trapped in a low-growth, high-inflation cycle.
The BBC's Shahzeb Jillani reports from the country's commercial Karachi.