Basel Jashn-e-Azadi 2016

Highlights of the Jashn-e- Azadi celebrations that were held in Basel (Reinach). We would like to thank all the Pakistanis who attended the jashn-e-azadi celebrations and made it such a memorable event. Hope that everyone enjoyed the food and entertainment that was provided by our dedicated team and Inshahallah will see you all again next […]

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Bern Jashn-e-Milad 2016

Highlights of the Jashn-e- Milad celebrations that were held in Bern. The main speaker was Pir Saqib Shaami Sahib from England, who gave an articulated and enlightening speech on the coming of Ramadhan and its preparations. Then the respected naathan Qari Shahid Mahmood from Pakistan as part of his European tour, recited beautiful naats to create a mehfil to remember.

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Pakistanis in Switzerland

According to the Federal Statistcal Office, as of 2015 there were 3,027 Pakistani nationals and their descendants living and working in Switzerland. The community is one of the largest among Muslims in Switzerland and are predominately concentrated in the large cities. Many of the original Pakistani expatriates entered the country as political asylum seekers, but more recently educated Pakistanis are entering Switzerland from all around the globe. If you are living in or even just visiting Switzerland, then there is a lot of useful information under 'FAQs'. You can also have a peek at the latest Posts, Images, Videos and Events to see what is going on in the community.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Finding prayer facilities and halal food in Switzerland will be quite daunting for new arrivals to Switzerland. However, some of the larger cities in Switzerland have better Muslim-friendly facilities than others largely due to th [...]

On the behalf of all Pakistanis in Switzerland we welcome all new arrivals to Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Switzerland. Whatever you call it, the country known for its cheese, chocolate, and time-telling ability is an appealing place t [...]

Switzerland is a very appealing place to come and work: the salaries, working conditions and quality of life are very high. But competition for Swiss jobs is fierce and opportunities are more limited for those coming from outside [...]

In case of an emergency you can use the toll-free numbers listed below: 117 Police 118 Fire 144 Ambulance 1414 Swiss Rescue 112 European emergency number Other useful numbers: 1811 General inquiries, e.g. doctors, theaters, etc. 1 [...]

Swiss healthcare is outstanding. Its combined public, subsidised private and totally private healthcare system create an extensive network of highly qualified doctors and hospitals, the best equipped medical facilities and no wait [...]

As a representative office of Pakistan, the Consulate General provides consular services such as visa & passport applications, birth registrations and attestation of documents. The Consulate also encourages our community to fo [...]

Create an Event on the site through by following these simple steps: 1. Login to the website. 2. Click on the “Events” section on the site. This will take you to the events page which will display all the events created till date. [...]

Switzerland is the world champion in the recycling. Recycling is an important matter in all Switzerland, as there isn’t much land to waste on landfill. Even more, because the ground is porous, drainage from landfills would quickly [...]

When you return from abroad or enter Switzerland, goods up to a total value of 300 CHF may be imported VAT-free (tax-free limit), provided they are intended for your personal use or as gifts. Foodstuffs, tobacco products, alcoholi [...]

The cost of living in Switzerland is very high. A study by UBS bank published in September 2015 found that Zurich and Geneva top the list of the world’s most costly cities, ahead of New York. It costs a Zurich family of three more [...]

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Jashn-e-Milad Basel 2016 - Saturday 17/12/2016 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm