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Missuk posted Any female expats in Islamabad on the Pakistan forum on April 13, 2014:
Hi Have moved to Islamabad from uk..married with kids.would love to meet other female expats . Worked as a barrister in the uk before giving it up to raise my beautiful children..
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panamaguy posted More robberies in Coronado on the Pakistan forum on April 09, 2014:
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.
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LorenaLolo replied to the thread Aussie Moving to Karachi on the Pakistan forum:
miss2 initially posted:
I plan on moving to Karachi in April 2014... I am Australian born and bred, but I am of Pakistani decent... I was wondering if there were any other ladies out there in the same circumstance as myself?
LorenaLolo replied most recently with:
Ciao, I'm also European looking for new friends here in Karachi... been here 4 months now... and it hasn't been too easy meeting new friends! Hope to get in touch with some of you :) Lorena
Jana123 replied most recently with:
Hi there, have you moved yet? I am european recently moved to Karachi and looking for new friends as well.
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LorenaLolo replied to the thread Looking for new friends in Karachi on the Pakistan forum:
Jana123 initially posted:
Hi, I am from Slovakia and have recently moved to Karachi to be with my Pakistani husband. My husbands family is living in another city, so I am looking to connect with new people, make new friends. Are there any expats facing similar situation or just looking for new contacts? Regards, Jana
LorenaLolo replied most recently with:
Ciao! I'm from Slovenia, living in Karachi with my husband as well. I've been 4 months now and still no friends :( family yes, but no friends of my own and I would love to get out and meet new people, especially foreigners! Email me if you would like to contact me: lorena.magsi@gmail.com Lorena
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UsmanS 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.
UsmanS replied most recently with:
Hi Jenn, I am willing to invite my US Citizen girlfriend to Pakistan to get married to me and stay here, I just want you to help me by telling what did you guys wrote in your invitation letter ? Did you say directly that you want to get married or something else? Secondly I would like to help you with your stay in Pakistan. You can get a POC from NADRA and get an indefinite stay in Pakistan on the basis of your Marriage certificate (Nikah Nama) with your husband and by that you can open accounts in banks and also buy property in Pakistan. Your Husband needs to bring 1. His CNIC 2. Marriage certificate 3. Your own Passport to get the POC . you can always call NADRA for that @ 051-111-786-100 I hope it would help Waiting for your reply.
zamiranjum replied most recently with:
you can get visit visa for a couple of reasons. either some company give you a job, and you come to give interview here. either you are invited on a marriage of friend. either some one like to marry you and you tell the reason of travel etc.
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Rizwan1982 posted Ban Information_Urgent on the Pakistan forum:
Hello .. i am postgraduate and my company issue my visa of Accountant of General Category with unlimited Contract. Please let me know that if i quit from this job and will join new co. on salary more than 10k on graduation degree.. Ban still enforce on me...if YES then how can it will be lifted
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Ayeha replied to the thread WANTING TO MOVE TO PAKISTAN on the Pakistan forum:
Ayeha initially posted:
I am planning to come to Pakistan and stay for six months to see if I would like to remain their on a more permanent basis. I plan to meet with a man and see if we are compatible for marriage. I am American and reverted to Islam in August 2011. Can anyone tell me what I should pack and give me any other pertinent advice. Thanks!
Ayeha replied most recently with:
Assalamualaikum, I have now visited Pakistan on two different occasions. I would like to try to stay there on a long-term basis. I would like to obtain a five-year visa. How can I obtain this visa? Would I have to marry with someone? Or is there some other way to get a long-term visa? Thanks for any advice.
miss2 replied most recently with:
Ayeha, First of all, Insha Allah the 6 month stay for you is easy, enjoyable, and brings you closer to your creator! Karachi is an amazing, albeit, overwhelming city. I am born and bred Australian, but have married a Pakistani, who lives, and loves Karachi. When I first moved to Karachi, I packed everything I thought I would need. Including an abundance of medications, toiletries, and so on... only to find that EVERYTHING is available in Karachi! The only thing I would recommend that you pack is your bare necessities. The things you can't live without. The comfy go to pj's, a special book, anything that might bring you back to home when you feel homesick (I say when, because there is no doubt you will feel homesick!). It takes a while to adjust. It is such a different culture and environment, but I think you will love hearing the adhan recited 5 times a day from 100's of different mosques... the food... the clothes... the people... Good luck my friend!!
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LorenaLolo replied to the thread Moving to Karachi on the Pakistan forum:
aeblalock initially posted:
I am curious to know who I can be connected with in Karachi when I move there for marriage. I know the culture, how to dress, and how to act, but I am afraid of the anti-american sentiment in Pakistan. I was told to claim to be Canadian but looking for a job is hard when I cannot lie about my country of origin. Any suggestions?
LorenaLolo replied most recently with:
I am currently living in Karachi and would like to meet :) have you moved yet?
zamiranjum replied most recently with:
yes its all media which black list pakistan. in actuality .18 Billion people are living here. they are passing normal lives, they have kids and they love them. bad peoples are in every country so they are also in pakistan but does not mean whole country is of bad people.
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LorenaLolo posted New to Karachi on the Pakistan forum:
Ciao! I recently moved to Karachi. I am from Europe, but have lived in the U.S. most recently. I would like to know if there are any Europeans, Canadians, or Americans who are living here right now or are moving soon? I would like to meet foreigners living in Karachi.. it hasn't been too easy making new friends, although my husband has a big family and most of them are very nice. Family is great and all, but I want to meet my own friends and gain my own, personal independence :) Good luck to everyone who lives or plans to live here, it's definitely different! Warm greetings, Lorena
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sabby83 posted Need Help About The Marriage Visa on the Pakistan forum:
I need to to apply for the marriage visa for Switzerland but i don't know the procedure that how to prepare and which papers they required. Requesting you to please help me and guide me for the preparation of Marriage Visa.
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