Iranians in Pakistan

ایرانیان در پاکستان

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Updated:Sunday 12th October 2014

Iranians in Pakistan Definition

(Wikipedia) - Iranians in Pakistan Iranians in Pakistan Total population Regions with significant populations Languages Religion
20,000 - 120,000
Karachi · Islamabad · Lahore  · Hyderabad
Persian · English · Urdu
Shia Islam · Sunni Islam · Zoroastrianism

There are an unknown small number of Iranians in Pakistan, the vast majority of whom live in Karachi and Lahore. Most are students, while others are political asylum seekers, of which the latter are mostly Iranian Baloch. Other colonies can be found in Faisalabad, Islamabad, Peshawer and in the city of Multan. Most of these Iranians in Pakistan are Shia Muslims, although a number of them are Sunnis too.

Contents
  • 1 Notable people
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Notable people

Notable Pakistani people of Iranian descent include:

  • Aga Khan III
  • Nusrat Bhutto
  • Lady Abdullah Haroon
  • Hussain Haroon
  • Hameed Haroon
  • Zeba Bakhtiar
  • Muhammad Ali Shahki
  • Nahid Mirza – wife of Iskander Mirza

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