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Miss Universe Pakistan 2023 is Erica Robin

Erica Robin was crowned Miss Universe Pakistan 2023 during the live stream of the national pageant on Thursday, September 14 via the official YouTube channel of Miss Universe. The 24-year-old model from Karachi bested four other finalists to become the first-ever Miss Universe Pakistan. She will now represent her country at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Jessica Wilson, a 28-year-old cyber security engineer was named first runner-up while Hira Inam (24), Malyka Alvi (19), and Sabrina Wasim (26) were the rest of the finalists. Award-winning actress, mental health advocate, and former Miss International Kylie Verzosa from the Philippines was one of the distinguished panel of judges who picked the winner. "I am honored and humbled to be the first ever Miss Universe Pakistan and I want to highlight the beauty of Pakistan. We have a beautiful culture that the media is not talking about, Pakistani people are very generous, kind, and hospitable," said the new Miss

Pakistan to debut at Miss International 2023 with Misbah Arshad

For the first time in history, Pakistan will debut at the Miss International pageant with newly appointed Miss International Pakistan 2023 Misbah Arshad. The 26-year-old psychology student at the University of Hagen in Germany will now represent Pakistan at Miss International 2023 in Japan this October. Prior to her designation as Miss International Pakistan, she won the main title of Miss Pakistan World 2023 in a national competition held in Lahore last May 13. The 61st Miss International competition will take place on October 26 at the Yoyogi Gymnasium No. 2 in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Meet the first-ever Miss International Pakistan: View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS INTERNATIONAL (@missinternationalofficial) Photos: Miss International / Instagram

Miss Pakistan World 2023 is Misbah Arshad

Misbah Arshad was proclaimed Miss Pakistan World 2023 in a crowning ceremony held on Wednesday, May 31 at the Grand Palm Hotel in Lahore. The 25-year-old Pakistani beauty lives in Munich, Germany with her family and is pursuing her bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Hagen. She succeeds last year's titleholder Anniqa Jamal Iqbal and will represent Pakistan at Miss International 2023 in Japan this October.  Alongside the new Miss Pakistan World, the rest of the winners this year were also awarded titles in different categories — Miss for under 29 years of age, Ms. for over 30, and Mrs. for married women. They are Ms. Pakistan World 2023 Shafina Shah, Mrs. Pakistan World 2023 Fatima Fakhar, Miss Trans Pakistan 2023 Alina Khan, Miss Pakistan Universal 2023 Kapothaqkhy Chanchala, Miss Pakistan Global 2023 Warda Muneeb Rao, Ms. Pakistan Universe 2023 Beenish George, and Miss Pakistan Supreme 2023 Sabeen Baledina. Participated by beauties from overseas and various ci

Pakistan to debut at Miss Universe 2023 pageant

Dubai-based Josh Yugen acquired the Miss Universe license for Pakistan, applications are now open for first ever Miss Universe Pakistan After 72 years since the establishment of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant, Pakistan (officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan), will make its debut at Miss Universe 2023. The Miss Universe Pakistan license has been officially acquired by Josh Yugen, a Dubai-based Filipino celebrity producer, entrepreneur, and multi-awarded publisher of the luxury lifestyle, travel, and fashion magazine Xpedition. "After 2 successful years of bringing Miss Universe Bahrain, we are humbled and honored to take the chance and give opportunity to the empowering queens from Pakistan, a country that is filled with talented, passionate and beautiful souls," posted on the newly established Instagram page of Miss Universe Pakistan. Miss Universe Pakistan 2023 applications are now open for Pakistani women (citizens or heritage), between 18 to 28 years old, rega

Miss Pakistan World 2021 is Aina Qureishi

Aina Qureishi has been officially announced as Miss Pakistan World 2021 on Thursday, June 3. She succeeds Miss Pakistan World 2020, Areej Chaudhary. The 23-year-old model from Rawalpindi is pursuing a bachelor's degree in education. She is well-traveled and speaks Urdu, English, Punjabi, German, Chinese, and a little bit of Turkish. Aina is also expected to hold the title of Miss Earth Pakistan 2021 and will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant on a date and venue yet to be announced. Photos: Miss Pakistan World / Instagram

Miss Trans Pakistan 2021 is Shyraa Roy

Shyraa Roy has made history when she was named Miss Trans Pakistan 2021 over the weekend. The 25-year-old singer, actress, and producer based in Dubai became the first-ever transgender woman to hold the national beauty title in Pakistan. Shyraa is known for playing Sania in "Aks," Mohini in "Mohenjodaro" and a cameo role as Natasha in "Saaho." Her music singles include "Raat" and "Kamli." "It was unbelievable and I was shocked and I’m still amazed that something like this is even possible," she said in an interview about winning her title. It is indeed a "new era and a step forward to break stereotypes" for a country where transgender people and other marginalized minorities suffer discrimination and violence. According to BBC News, a series of court rulings have recognized the third gender in Pakistani law since 2009, but implementation is problematic.  "Socially, transgender individuals continue to be treated