The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Karachi Airport Feb 1 to begin a 16-day State visit to Pakistan.
GV CROWDED AIRPORT BUILDING. KARACHI
SV QUEEN'S PLANE TAXIES IN.
SV PRESIDENT AYUB AND OTHERS WALK TOWARDS PLANE.
SV QUEEN AND DUKE BEING GREETED BY PRESIDENT.
LV QUEEN AND DUKE SHAKE HANDS WITH COMMONWEALTH HIGH COMMISSIONERS.
SV GUARD OF HONOUR.
SCU PAN..QUEEN WALKS TO INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR.
LV GUARD OF HONOUR BEING INSPECTED.
CU BURQA CLAD WOMEN ON ROADSIDE.
GV MOTORCADE THROUGH CROWDED STREET.
SV CROWDED ROOFTOP.
GV MOTORCADE PASSES CROWDS.
SV QUEEN AND PRESIDENT WAVE FROM CAR AS THEY ENTER PRESIDENT'S HOUSE.
LV QUEEN AND DUKE ARRIVE TO VISIT JINNAH'S TOMB.
SV QUEEN AND DUKE PUT ON OVER-SHOES.
SV QUEEN AND DUKE ENTER TOMB.
SV PAN DUKE CLIMBS FOR VIEW OF KORANGI TOWNSHIP.
SV DUKE WITH OFFICIALS, DISCUSSING TOWNSHIP BUILDING.
LV PAN.. CONSTRUCTIONS OF NEW HOUSES IN TOWN.
SV WORKMEN DIGGING.
SV BRICKS BEING MADE ON BUILDING SITE.
LV HOUSE BEING BUILT.
CU WORKER LAYS BRICKS.
SV WORKER SPLASHES WATER ON BRICKS FROM GOATSKIN.
SCU DUKE WITH OFFICIALS LOOKS ON.
TOP V.PAN ..DUKE LEAVES IN CAR, WAVES TO CROWDS.
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Background: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Karachi Airport Feb 1 to begin a 16-day State visit to Pakistan. They were greeted by Field Marshal Ayub Khan, the President.
As they drove through the city centre to the President's residence, they were cheered and clapped by one of the biggest crowds this young city of two million people has ever seen. Standing up in the back of an open car beside Field Marshal Ayub Khan, the Queen was pelted with marigold and rose petals by excited schoolchildren. The Duke - also in Field Marshal's uniform - followed in a closed car.
In the afternoon, the Queen and Duke laid a wreath at the tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan. Then the Duke drove out Karachi to the refugee settlement of Korangi, the Queen going to a tea reception and costume show.
The wholesale clearance and rebuilding at Korangi, Karachi's most notorious post-war slum area, is one of the best jobs the new regime has undertaken. Some 16,000 new white, box-like concrete homes, schools, clinics, and markets, have replaced the mud-flats south of the city in the last eight months.