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Abbas685 posted Moving from UK to Pakistan - need help finding work on the Pakistan forum on October 29, 2014:
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
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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 on October 26, 2014 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 on February 12, 2012 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 on October 26, 2014 with:
Bahria town
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sajid08 posted Applying for NICOP at Birmingham Consulate on the Pakistan forum on October 22, 2014:
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 area...so 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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copperpotts posted British girl moving to Pakistan? on the Pakistan forum on October 21, 2014:
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.
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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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Furnished/Unfurnished upper portion 3 bedrooms of our house
Sincerely replied to the thread APPLYING FOR VISA on the Pakistan forum:
bentonbabee initially posted:
I NEED HELP PLEASE,,,,, I DONT KNOW Y BUT I HAVE APPLIED FOR MY VISA AND IT WAS DENIED.WITHOUT ANY REASON OR EXPLANATION.ANY SUGGESTIONS OR HELP IN WHAT I SHOULD OR CAN DO WOULD BE APPRECIATED.I WAS PLANNING ON MOVING TO PAKISTAN WITH MY DAUGHTER,AND TO MARRY MY FIANCE.I DID ALL THAT THEY ASKED ME TO DO AND THEY STILL DENIED MY VISA,BESIDES THE FACT THAT THEY DONT REFUND THE COST OF THE VISA FEES. I AM STILL IN SHOCK ABOUT THIS AND DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO.ANY HELP WOULD BE MOST APPRECIATED,THANK U SO MUCH.
Sincerely replied most recently with:
Moving to Pakistan. Really. Are you out of ideas on where to move. Well, it's your call. When you apply for a visa by post, include the visa fees and and a $ 100 crisp bill for "baksheesh" or bribe. Your visa will be processed right away. Be careful, it's the eastern version of the wild west.
ahmed6 replied most recently with:
Hi Im arabic man from morocco before two daysI applied for visa for tourist I gave all documents required when I went today to collect the visa they said no u must pass meeting with the embassador first then we will decide . But before they saifd a confirm ticket is required so I already booked ticket. Please any pass thro this before . And im living in UAE Dubai
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