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Adam Malewski

Living in Pakistan, from Poland

"It is fun to get involved in this expat community with so many great and helpful people. Settling in Pakistan was much easier than we expected."

Birgit Meißner

Living in Pakistan, from Germany

"I love InterNations because it made finding new acquaintances here in Lahore so easy. Thanks!"

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Pakistan

  • Join our community and get to know members of Pakistan’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Pakistani expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Islamabad, Karachi and many other regions

Our Expat Community in Pakistan Welcomes You!

Salām and a heart-felt welcome to our expat communities in Pakistan! InterNations is a large expat network, a community that is here to assist you in making the big move abroad. With the InterNations Communities in Pakistan, you won't be taking your next steps alone.

Whatever you need to know about life for an expat in Pakistan, the expat community is here to help you. Our members can answer any questions you might have, such as “what is the education system like Pakistan?”, “where is the most family-friendly neighborhood in Islamabad?”, or even “what are the international schools like in Karachi?”. Now you don't have to wonder, you can simply join InterNations and ask!

We are present not only in Pakistan, but worldwide including numerous countries in Asia & Oceania – for instance our chapter for Expats in China. You might also consider to stop by at our Expatriates Bahrain community during your next travel.

Our Support for Pakistan Expatriates

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Pakistan Expatriates Network

Find and get to know like-minded expatriates residing in Pakistan, their partners and families.

Pakistan Guide for Expats

Pakistan Expat Guide

Expat Forum Pakistan

Obtain trustworthy advice and local insight from fellow members in our Pakistan expat forums.

Pakistan Expat Forum

Pakistan Events for Expatriates

Meet up with expatriates of diverse backgrounds and nationalities at our regular InterNations Events.

Pakistan Expat Events

Prepare for Your Life as an Expat in Pakistan

Pakistan is on the brink of being tourism's “next big thing” — its spectacular Karakoram Mountains, ancient bazaars of Quetta, architectural masterpieces of Lahore, and the cosmopolitan hub of Karachi are all unique and exciting travel destinations. Pakistan also attracts many mountaineers from all over the world, as well as culture vultures interested in its ancient ruins and stunning architecture. So there’ll be plenty to see and do for expats in Pakistan, even if expat life is obviously about more than just visiting the tourist sites.

Textiles and agriculture are two of Pakistan's key industries and export economies. Pakistan faces some challenges in improving its infrastructure, education and healthcare for its growing urban population in the future, but it is more than possible to travel the country by train, sample the tasty local food, and feel like you are experiencing one of the world's lost travel secrets.

Expats in Pakistan are a mix of people posted to the country and those that have chosen to move there. Lots of expats teach English or work with NGOs and local communities. Regardless of the reason for your relocation, Pakistani people are famously welcoming and friendly by nature, so you have much to look forward to.

Curious to explore the world? Just visit our group for Expatriates in Saudi Arabia to get a glimpse of InterNations around the globe. Or perhaps our Expat Portugal can provide you with helpful tips on living abroad

Find New Friends Even before You Start Your Life in Pakistan

Once you are a member of InterNations, you can feel confident that you are part of a safe and secure network. Membership is by approval only, in order to ensure that every member understands the guiding principles and “netiquette” of InterNations: being friendly, open, as well as welcoming to people of all cultures and backgrounds!

The InterNations Communities in Pakistan also have a number of groups and events you can join and attend. Simply join InterNations and check out our groups page; from the Hike Group in Islamabad to the Lahore Book Group, there's something for everyone. And if your interests are not yet covered, you can simply create your own group!

You don't have to stop your social life when you move to another country. Make friends with other like-minded expats by joining a group or event in Pakistan, and kick-start your new life.

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