Iranians in Pakistan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Iranians in Pakistan
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.


In Karachi, there are several Iranian restaurants, known as "Iranian cafes", which are run by Iranian families.[1][2]

Notable people[edit]

Notable Pakistani people of Iranian descent include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Where have the Iranian restaurants gone?". Dawn. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Noorani, Asif (10 September 2016). "Looking back at Karachi's Irani cafe culture". Dawn. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 

External links[edit]