USEFUL FACTS FOR MOVING TO PAKISTAN

Pakistan is located in South Asia, sharing its border with China, India, Afghanistan and Iran. With a
population of over 197 million, it is the sixth most populous country in the world.

The official language of Pakistan is Urdu but there are also many local languages that people converse
in. However, most people in Pakistan understand the English language and it is enough to help you get
by among the locals. Pakistan has a major Muslim population. However, there is also community of
Christians, Hindus and Sikhs in the country.

Pakistan is on the rise to become one of the countries with an economic boom in the digital world.
According to Google, Pakistan poses favorable conditions for investors seeking to enter the market in
businesses that are related to the digital field. This has created job opportunities for people especially in
the major cities of Pakistan, where the infrastructure is good as compared to other areas.
The cities of Lahore and Karachi are the two major cities with an increased commercial activity. The
capital of the country, Islamabad is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. Every year, many
tourists visit Pakistan’s major cities and the northern region.

Major Airports and Seaports

Much of infrastructure and transport system of Pakistan is currently being developed. With a developing
economy, there is a need to improve the current transportation services.
Pakistan is faced by land on three sides and the Arabian Sea on one side. On the coastal side, it has three major seaports which include Karachi Port in Karachi, Muhammad Bin Qasim Port in Karachi and Gwadar Port in Gwadar. Karachi Port experiences the heaviest traffic in terms of freight and ships that are docked.

Some of the major airports in Pakistan include Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Allama Iqbal
International Airport in Lahore, Benzair Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad. Jinnah International Airport is the busiest in terms of commercial and international air traffic.
It is often the case with many countries that goods over a certain value have taxes and custom duties levied on them. The average time for shipping to be received in Pakistan can take around 4 weeks. Also when you decide to have your household goods shipped you need to provide an inventory list among
other documents.

Why Universal Relocations?

Universal Relocations provides its customers with guidelines to help them in shipping both overseas as
well as locally. Every country has its own set of requirements such as documentation and other financial
requirements. It is often difficult to keep track of all the regulations that are required in shipping
household goods. Universal Relocations takes care of this for you. We are a professional moving
company who provides services which includes packing your house to shipping services. And if you are
moving with your pet to a new location, we also provide you with pet relocation services.

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