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Miss Pakistan World 2021 is Aina Qureishi

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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

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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