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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Without question, Pakistan is a beautiful country, full of stunning mountain ranges, lakes and green valleys. Expats who like hiking and exploring nature will appreciates Pakistan’s alluring natural beauty. Of course, Pakistan also has a darker side and is currently struggling with civil unrest, violence and terrorism. The risks are apparent to the expat. In deed, in April 2016, the US State Department issued a travel warning for Pakistan due to security concerns. Still, Pakistan hosts to large energetic cities which boast thousands of western expatriates: Karachi and Islamabad. These cities are full of western consumer goods, restaurants, cinemas and malls. Still, the international should remain mindful that Pakistan is a religiously conservative Muslim country, and immodesty, public displays of affection, drinking alcohol in public and public nonconformity with Ramadan are all severally frowned upon. Lastly, while the official language is Urdu, English is commonly spoken, particularly within the major cities.  Read more….

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Cost of Living

Cost of living

Living in Pakistan is good on the budget for the expat. According to Xpatulator’s July 2016 report, Pakistan is well under the international average in cost of living. In fact, while accommodations are average priced along with furnishings and appliances, everything else is cheap by global standards, such as transport, groceries, restaurants, alcohol, recreation, clothing, personal care items and the Internet. The good news for the western expat is that assuming they receive a fair compensation package, they should be able to maintain a comfortable middle to upper class lifestyle while putting away money for retirement.

Satisfying sites on cot of living in Pakistan

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Climate

Climate

As a general rule Pakistan can be described as having hot summers and cold winters, but the climate and temperature varies considerably from region to region.Winters run from December through February and are cool and dry with temperatures between 10 – 15 degrees Celsius. Spring runs from March to May and is hot and dry with temperatures during this time of year reaching 27 degrees Celsius. The summer season, which is also the rainy season, is from June to September and during this time the temperatures can exceed 30 degrees.

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Visa Restrictions

Visa Restrictions

Safety and Security

Safety and Security

The political and security status of countries around the world are constantly changing, to keep up with the current situation in any country please monitor the relevant Government websites and international news. The links below also provide useful indicators for prospective travelers:

The UK Foreign Office         US State Department        BBC World News         Al Jazeera 


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