By Sadia Malik
“Shanzay Hayat, Miss Pakistan World 2013 represented Pakistan in the Miss Grand International 2013 pageant and came in the top 20. This was a big win for Pakistan and hence Hayat broke a record for being the first Pakistani beauty queen to make it to the top 20 for a Grand Slam Pageant. Previous winners were always awarded subtitles in pageants they participated it.
The President of Miss Pakistan World, Sonia Ahmed stated, “I am so proud of Shanzay Hayat to have made it in the Top 20 in the Miss Grand International 2013 pageant. This is a great victory for all the years we have tried to keep the pageant gong strong no matter what the odds were.” Shanzay Hayat is the 11th Miss Pakistan World to date and was the first contestant in the Miss Pakistan World 2013 pageant to win 4 titles: Miss Talent, Miss Popularity, Miss Perfect Ten and Miss Pakistan World 2013. Hayat is now preparing to represent Pakistan in other international pageants in the near future! “