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List of Pakistani Americans

The following is a list of notable Pakistani Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Pakistani American or must have references showing they are Pakistani American and are notable.

Academia, science and technology

Professor Asad Abidi receiving the IEEE Pederson Award at ISSCC 2008
Professor Adil Najam during a talk at Deutsche Welle Building in Bonn, Germany on January 21, 2010

Business and finance

Media, art and entertainment

There are Urdu radio stations in areas with high Pakistani populations. Several cable and satellite providers offer Pakistani channels, including GEO TV,[48] ARY Digital,[49] and PTV.[50] Others have offered Pakistani content for subscription, such as when Pakistan played Australia for the Cricket World Cup in 1999. In July 2005, MTV premiered a spin-off network called MTV Desi which targets South Asian Americans in the US, including Pakistanis.[51] MTV Desi closed operations as part of the shutdown of MTV World in April 2007.[52]

Kamran Rashid Khan, also known as Lazarus, is a graduate of Wayne State University.

Military

Pageant winners

Politics, government and law

Sada Cumber served as Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on February 27, 2008.

Sports

Writers

Bapsi Sidhwa at the 2008 Texas Book Festival

Militants

Other

See also

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