IN PICTURES: 10 famous international celebrities that have visited Pakistan

Here are some of the most famous personalities that have visited Pakistan over the decades!

Did you know that Pakistan has played host to some of the most prominent and influential faces of the world? Whether it be entertainment celebrities, famous spokespersons, or global leaders, the country has had the honor of entertaining several esteemed guests in its locale.

Here are some of the most famous personalities that have visited Pakistan over the decades:

1. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin

In an exciting surprise, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first two men to walk on the moon, visited Karachi in 1969. The streets of Karachi were flooded with crowds trying to catch a glimpse of these aliens!

2. Marlon Brando

The Godfather lead actor, one of the most successful artists of all time, visited Lahore in 1967 for a fundraiser.

3. Lady Diana

The Queen of hearts, the late Princess Diana, also visited the district of Chitral in 1991.

4. Barack Obama

One of the most popular US Presidents, Barack Obama, was once a resident of Gujranwala! In 1981, his mother was posted to Pakistan.

5. Muhammad Ali

The greatest of all time, butterfly boxer Muhammad Ali visited Pakistan in 1988 and visited several landmarks and essential places in Lahore.

6. Robert De Niro

An iconic actor with a career spanning over 40 years, Robert Di Niro visited Pakistan in 2004 to tour the infamous and breathtaking Northern areas.

7. The Queen

The Queen of the Commonwealth Realms, Queen Elizabeth the ll, visited Pakistan twice in 1961 and 1997. During her last visit, it is reported that she had become a Pakistani by heart; the Queen was found haggling over the price of a carpet she wanted at a market in Karachi.

8. Che Guevera


The great Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara visited Pakistan twice during the reign of Field Marshal Ayub Khan.

9. Angelina Jolie

The beautiful American actress and UN goodwill ambassador visited Pakistan in 2010. This wasn’t, unfortunately, a happy visit. She had come to raise funds, awareness, and distribute aid to the flood affectees. She was severely critical of the ruling elite being oblivious to the common people.

10. George W. Bush

The former US president visited Pakistan in 2006 amidst security hazards.

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