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angel45 posted want to move to pakistan on the Pakistan forum on December 19, 2014:
I am 17 years old turning 18 in augest my boyfriend lives in pakistan and i live in canada we are having a hard time trying to get him moving over here am not sure if it would just be easier to me to move there or not i have seen pictures of pakistan if i was to move there am not sure the steps to take and witch place is the safest. Help pls
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ozpk replied to the thread Moving from UK to Pakistan - need help finding work on the Pakistan forum:
Abbas685 initially posted:
Hi, I recently travelled to Pakistan and loved every second of it and am actively looking to move there permanently. My parents were both born in Pakistan but I was born and bred in UK but have been constantly visiting since I was a child. I understand the culture and way of life in Pakistan and won't have any issues living there, however, the only problem I am finding is that I am struggling to find any decent jobs. I have no real specialist area, as I graduated in BSc Building Surveying 3 years ago but did not go into the field. Instead, I have got experience in Sales, Customer Service, Security and Claims Management. However, I am interested in any work that may be appropriate and has a reasonable salary. Please could you offer me any advice on this matter. Thank You
ozpk replied most recently with:
Hi I understand that making a move back to Pakistan is not an easy one as I also made the same move a few years ago. However I can say that there are plenty of opportunities for you here especially in the private sector. The real estate and construction sector is booming. Bahria Town is one example and there are other developers too. The only problem is that as you mentioned you don't have any relevant experience you should be willing to start from scratch. Otherwise you can also look for opportunities in BPOs, Touchstone, Abacus, SNL Financials to name a few. Finally, you'll need some references too as looking for jobs through proper channel won't prove to be fruitful.
Navi1985 replied most recently with:
Hi, I am in a similar situation to you as I've always wanted to move to Pakistan. When I graduated from university I spent 1 year looking for work but couldn't get anything. Now I work in Corporate Security and still looking at ways to live and work in Pakistan with a similar type of salary that I am earning here but it is very difficult. The only way I see someone comfortably moving to Pakistan is if someone has qualifications and experience within engineering. I would personally love to work as a Corporate Security Officer but such a field in Pakistan does not exist.
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leoleo replied to the thread British girl moving to Pakistan? on the Pakistan forum:
copperpotts initially posted:
I've been with my Pakistani partner for 4 years in the UK, since he came over to study. However his visa expires in January so he will need to return to Pakistan if he cant find work by then. However his father doesn't want me to come back with his son. If we were to go against his wishes and move to Pakistan together, would i find life very difficult without the support of family. Also my partners family are from Lahore, would that be the safest city to move to, thanks.
leoleo replied most recently with:
Hi there, Lahore is pretty safe to move around. Try to travel before night or if you travel in the night time then go for the city center or busy market areas. Don't have to be adventurous in the night time just as a precaution. Now, the thing is if the guy has been with you for some years then he shouldn't have a problem with you. His family however can have a problem. So maybe he needs to get you a separate place to live otherwise life in the same house as his parents and other family members could be hell...... So if he can rent you a place in safe locality such as DHA, Bahria town etc.....then you'd enjoy life as usual......while can plan further what you both wanna do.
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leoleo replied to the thread american woman moving to lahore,pakistan on the Pakistan forum:
bentonbabee initially posted:
i am going to be moving to pakistan soon,real soon.and i will be marrying a pakistani man.i have a young daughter who is only 6.i was wondering how safe it was to take her with me,also if she would be ok with the culture change.any other advice you can share with me would be greatky appreciated.thanks so much.
leoleo replied most recently with:
"lahore cantt and DHA are the best areas " again they maybe posh areas but too much traffic noise and pollution compared to bahria town. So whichever city you choose (lahore, karachi, islamabad) make sure its baharia town...and you are
leoleo replied most recently with:
"I personally do not want to sacrifice my personal choices; whilst i also respect their values and believes." that's pretty fair approach. I can tell as long as you stay in posh will be fine. And half sleeves...and some long tights are is just be sensible .....and dont over expose'll be fine...
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WorriedBritishPakistani replied to the thread Moving to Pakistan on the Pakistan forum:
Noname202 initially posted:
I am an 18 year old male about to be 19 looking to move to pakistan. I was wondering how hard it is to find a job there, what is the normal living expenses that you would need monthly, etc.
WorriedBritishPakistani replied most recently with:
With a british accent you could speak to a language school to teach English in prep for visa interview and tests. Call centres pay 40k rupees a month. Farming. Milk eggs meat.
MoenHassan replied most recently with:
Anjum, Yes thats how I felt too mate. Got fed up of the miserable live there :) It is a good idea that you have to run a a franchise. You will need a considerable amount of investment to set up one though. Its all good if you have the money. If not then one way to generate money is to perhaps set up some import export between Pakistan and the UK. Just some food for thoughts. There is plenty you can export out of Pakistan and if you got links in both countries then it could very well work for you. Have a think about it and let me know if you need more ideas or need to discuss it further. You can PM me for that. Regards, MH
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WorriedBritishPakistani replied to the thread planning tomove back to Pakistan after 27 years on the Pakistan forum:
pervezbeg initially posted:
looking for apt in Rawalpindi which part of the Rawalpindi is better regarding load shedding. i am looking for one or two bed apt. Also if possible how much would cost per month.
WorriedBritishPakistani replied most recently with:
Bahria town
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Hi All, I need to apply for NICOP of my new born baby and then subsequently for her Pakistani Passport as we need to travel to Pakistan at the end of December, I called up High commission in London and they say next available appointment is in January, which doesn't work for me, next option for me is to go to Birmingham Consulate as they do walk in appointments, but the guy at the high commission said that they may not accept your application as you don't live in that area...but you can give it a try....I called up the Consulate number multiple times but no one is picking up....I don't want to travel 150 miles and find out that they don't take applications for people living in the London has someone got any info on that? would Birmingham consulate accept my NICOP application? Please let me know as it's urgent. Thanks in advance. Syed
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WorriedBritishPakistani posted TESOL English Teaching on the Pakistan forum:
Hi I am moving from England to Pakistan and want to know the possibility of getting a job teaching English, I have done A-Levels and have a Diploma in TESOL. I dont have degree, will i beable to get a job in a school?
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Oldcameraman replied to the thread More robberies in Coronado on the Pakistan forum:
panamaguy initially posted:
Well sadly I can report on the latest robbery as it occurred at my home during the night inside the gates of Coronado.Very upsetting but I am able to report neither of us were hurt.The scum thieves gained entry to our property by cutting a hole through our chain link fence and obviously cased the house as we found two windows open but we have very secure steel bars on all windows and doors.These scum bags found that we had left a sliding door open for air flow even though it is well secured with steel bar gates so what they did was simply find something to reach inside and drag items to the steel grated door such as phones, my wifes purse with all her cards and I.D. and moneycamera gear etc. .We were asleep in our bedroom with the door shut as we run the air at night .Therefore luckily they could not gain access into the house. and get to us. I keep a large hunting knife by the door which I found in our backyard which is the way these thieves left.They even tried on my running shoes ,removed the laces but obviously they were to small for them,These cases are on the rise in a huge way and the police do absolutely nothing.It is not even worth reporting it to them as you only waste your time. They simply do not care. So we have fences,lights, and are or so we thought very aware of who is around but obviously not aware enough.They are fearless as they also know if they get caught there will be no charges laid. My next option is to install an electrified fence including the chain link and if they get through that ....I now have another surprise for them. We moved here believing we would never be victims of crime and we are not whining ..we are going to fight back and not let these scum force us to review our lifestyle.We like Panama,the weather the beaches and its people but this crime wave is something this government needs to focus in on as it will soon begin to seriously effect peoples thoughts who are considering moving here. Know all who work on your property well,check out where they are from,know your neighbours,have someone to call in case of emergency and forget the police they are a dead loss. Take the time to really review your property possibly with a professional security company.Buy a nasty dog who enjoys the odd taste of human flesh when not invited. Be safe be prepared as it can happen to any of you at any time.
Oldcameraman replied most recently with:
You realize that you posted this in the Pakistan section?
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naseemlatina posted How safe is living in Peshawar? on the Pakistan forum:
Hello, I'm planning to travel to meet my in laws and see if I can stablish there, but I want to know if Im as an american citizen I will be able to live without any fear. Thanks in advance for your kindly suggestions
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