Pakistanis in Egypt
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Pakistanis in Egypt consist of migrants and expatriates from Pakistan in Egypt and their descendants. In 2004, the population was estimated at 500, which rose to 700 by 2011. The community is mostly made up of recently settled families; the Pakistan International School of Cairo was established in 1981 and largely caters to Pakistani students.
In 2005, Egyptian police were in search of five Pakistani nationals who were required for inquiry along with 70 other individuals, in connection with details about a series of bombings in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik which left 88 dead. The incident was thought to affect the community with arising suspicion. According to former President Pervez Musharraf, many Pakistanis staying in Egypt tend to use it as a long-term route to travel to Europe to find jobs.
The Pakistan International School of Cairo is located in Giza.
- Atif Siddiqui - Cost & management Accountant
- Muhammad Adeel - Marketing Researcher
- Mirza Faraz Baig - Finance Specialist & Economist
- Abdul Majeed Chanda - Pioneer in Banking & Economy
- Mohamed Khan - Egyptian filmmaker and actor
- Salima Ikram
- Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari - graduate of Jamia Al Azhar.
- Egypt–Pakistan relations
- Egypt: India and Pakistan move to help nationals, BBC News South Asia, 31/Jan/2011
- Pakistan nationals in Egypt are safe: Basit, OneIndia News, January 30, 2011
- Yearbook 2004-2005: Overseas Pakistanis Foundation Archived 2010-05-24 at the Wayback Machine
- International Schools Directory: Pakistan International School, Cairo
- Police seek five Pakistanis in Egypt attack: CTV
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