Miss Pakistan World is a beauty pageant that started the whole pageant industry for Pakistan as before Miss Pakistan World, beauty pageants for Pakistan never existed. This was the first pageant that sent its winners to international pageants with Zehra Sheerazi becoming the first beauty queen to successfully complete an international pageant in Korea called World Miss University. After World Miss University the pageant found success in Miss Earth, Miss Supranational, Miss Supertalent, Miss Tourism, Queen of the World, Miss Global and many other international pageants. The first achievement for Pakistan was through Shanzay Hayat who competed in Miss Grand International and placed in the top 15. This was the first time Pakistan place in the top 15 position.
This also led to Miss Pakistan World 2015, Anzhelika Tahir competing in 8 pageants, which included Miss Earth, Miss Supranational, Miss Supertalent, Miss Eco International, Face of the Universe, World Super Model, World Miss University and Miss Pakistan World 2015.
Today Miss Pakistan World has been running successfully since 2003 and has expanded to Mrs. Pakistan World and Mr. Pakistan World. The pageant has moved to several locations like Ottawa, Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto, Canada and New Jersey, USA.
The pageant was started by Sonia Ahmed who saw this as a movement for bringing together the youth of Pakistanis living abroad as well as from Pakistan and created a platform parallel to Pakistan in entertainment. Ahmed created Mrs. Pakistan World in 2007 and Mr. Pakistan World in 2011 following Miss Pakistan World.
On May 23, 2021 Miss Pakistan World announced the first Miss Trans Pakistan and the crowning ceremony took place in Lahore, Pakistan on the 25th of May 2021.