Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Girl From Lahore Won Miss Pakistan's Title In New York
Zainab Naveed was crowned as Miss Pakistan World and Shan Virk as Mr Pakistan World at a pageant at the Red Rose Convention Centre here at the weekend.
Naveed, the 25-year-old beauty from New York, representing Lahore, beat 10 contestants to win the crown.
Sabiha Zahid from London (Britain) was the second runner-up, Zulaikha Khan from Surrey (Canada) the third runner-up and Mariam Zahid from Vancouver the fourth runner-up.
Mariam Dawood of Raeford, North Carolina, was declared as Miss Congeniality, Parmal Naseer of Hamilton (Canada) as Miss Popularity, Mariam Khan Ali of Copenhagen as Miss Perfect, Maria Mughal of Auckland as Miss Talent and Sabiha Zahid of London as Miss Photogenic.
Shan Virk of Oakville near Toronto won the title of Mr Pakistan by beating six other contestants. He was also declared Mr Perfect in a previous round.
In the first round the contestants were asked questions about marriages between two religions and their responses about it. Their opinion about Pakistan's respect in the world and questions about the relations between Pakistan and India were also asked from the competitors. President of Miss World Pakistan Sonia Ahmad thanked the participants.