Pakistan has been home to several people of extra ordinary heights. While we celebrate and note some of them here we also want to bring to
Ajaz Ahmed: 7 feet 10 inches
At 7 feet 10 inches, Ajaz Ahmed is the current tallest man in Pakistan. He claims to be 8 feet 4 inches tall but it is not confirmed yet. His photo can be seen below.
Ajaz was born in 1976. He hails from Bhakkar - Darya Khan area of Pakistan.
Naseer Soomro: 7 feet 8 inches
Naseer is featured in the left title photo of this post. He is seen there with Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Yousuf Raza Gilani when he was invited to the PM House on March 15, 2010. The photo is a cropped
version of a larger group photo which can be seen here.
Naseer is currently the second tallest man in Pakistan. He hails from Shikarpur
In 1999 Naseer Soomro was sent to UK by Government of Pakistan, as an unofficial ambassador of Pakistan to watch matches of Cricket World Cup. Naseer has been quoted to say that he has instructions from police
in both Shikarpur and Karachi to not to go out on weekend because they
have difficulty in controlling crowds that gather to see him.
This fact also brings to limelight the difficulties these men have to face in our society, where people sometimes may treat them as objects of amusement.
(late) Haji Muhammad Alam Channa: 7 feet 8 inches
remember that he used to drive a Suzuki FX which was especially retrofitted for him by removing the driving seat. He used to
The title photo to the right shows 7 feet 7 inch tall Haq Nawaz of Bahawalpur in MCC Ground Multan on March 30, 2010. Some websites note his height as 7′5″. So while we
cannot confirm his height for sure, with +/- 2 inches, he is still the
third tallest man in Pakistan. Seen next to him in this photo is a 16
year old boy named Tayyab. See the larger uncropped photo here.
I also want to reference this website here which shows 16 photos and 9
videos of Naseer. See here.
Naseer Soomro and Haq Nawaz appeared together in Good Morning Pakistan. That video can be seen below.
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One report put his weight at 400lb and a shoe size of 20. His brief bio and several photos can be seen here. One of
Photo to the left shows Azad Khan Masood with Zainab Bibi. We will introduce Zainab Bibi in a bit as the tallest lady
Zainab Bibi: 7 feet 2 inches
Pakistan was also home to one of the tallest woman in the world. Her name is Zainab Bibi. We had an earlier post dedicated to her. See here. Her height has also been quoted at different websites from 6 feet 10
inches to 7 feet 2 inches. Still, she is the tallest woman from
Muhammad Irfan: 7 feet and 1 inch
There is some controversy to his height. PCB has measured him anywhere from 6′8″, 6′10″ to 7′1″. He
Muhammad Irfan’s cricket record can be seen here.
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