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Iranians in Pakistan
Languages
Persian · English · Urdu
Religion
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.

Community[edit]

In Karachi, there are several Iranian restaurants which are run by Iranian families.[1]

Notable people[edit]

Notable Pakistani people of Iranian descent include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where have the Iranian restaurants gone?". Dawn. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 

External links[edit]


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2 news items

 
World Socialist Web Site
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:03:45 -0800

Samina Ahmed, South Asia project director for the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, commented to the Financial Times: “In the past, there has been a proxy war between the Saudis and the Iranians in Pakistan. Are we going to see that proxy war ...
 
Jerusalem Post
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:28:37 -0800

The Saudis waged wars against the Iranians in Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Gulf, Iraq and Syria, and of course through its proxies, because it does not dare to wage a direct war," he stated. Nasrallah lauded Iran's standing in the region, but claimed ...
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