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Pakistani-German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC)

PGFRC

Pakistani-German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC)

You have returned to Pakistan from Germany or another country? You live in Pakistan and are looking for new opportunities there? We support you. Counselling is free of charge and open to both women and men.

Country borders do not necessarily reflect the German Government's official position.

We provide

  • advice on training and skills development
  • technical and vocational training
  • advice on job market trends and opportunities
  • advice on finding a job in Pakistan
  • entrepreneurship and start-up support
  • psychosocial support and information on the health system in Pakistan
  • information on living conditions
  • advice on getting microfinance and loans

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Video: How we help you to return to your home country

Returning home and reintegration in achievable steps. This video shows you how the services provided by “Returning to New Opportunities” can help you with this. You will learn

  • how you can plan your return to your home country even while still in Germany
  • and the opportunities for help that are available.

You will see

  • who will advise you locally after you arrive back home, so that you can turn your plans into reality and make your new start.
Zwei Männer sitzen sich an einem Schreibtisch gegenüber.

Answers to the most important questions about finding a job

Whether you are looking for a job, want to learn new skills or take the next step in your career – the Pakistani-German Facilitation and Reintegration Center (PGFRC) is here to support you. We are happy to give you advice – regardless of whether you have recently come back home or you have always lived in Pakistan. Below, you will find answers to the most important questions about job searches and job placement.

Find out more in our FAQ. >
Beratungssituation: Zwei Männer sitzen an einem Tisch in einem Garten und unterhalten sich.

We’ll stay in touch!

We help people to find a job and reintegrate into society once they have come back here. Our assistance can take many different forms because the services we and our partners provide include training, further qualification, job placement and psychosocial support.

Learn more about our advisory services here. >

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Finally back with my family

A training programme taught me how to manage my own taxi business.

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Ein Mann steht vor einer Hecke und schaut in die Kamera. Es ist Dr. Khan, der Leiter des Beratungszentrums.

“Offering the right service for each individual”

Dr Mansoor Zaib Khan is head of the Pakistani-German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC). In a short interview he speaks about the services offered by the centre and about what motivates him personally.

Read the whole interview here. >
Eine Beraterin im Gespräch mit einer Frau. Die Beiden sitzen an einem Tisch.

Supporting women to make a new start

Nighat Aziz is an advisor at the Pakistani-German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC) and the central contact person for women and persons in need. Together with the centre's partner organisations, she addresses their specific requirements.

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Zwei Frauen und zwei Männer sitzen an einem Tisch und erarbeiten etwas auf einem Plakat.

Guidance on starting a business

A business training course gave prospective entrepreneurs some important insights and tips.

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Services provided by our partners

Work and starting a business, training and professional development, psychosocial health and emergency support – our partners also provide numerous services related to these and other aspects. Our advisory team will be happy to refer you to the appropriate organisation. You can get an overview of what is available here.

Country experiences

Finally back with my family

A training programme taught me how to manage my own taxi business.

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A new life with his own fabric shop

My wife and I have continued to run our business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A versatile businessman

The advice and help I got from the PGFRC made it possible for me to get my business up and running not long after I returned.

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Successful with fast food

I run my own restaurant in my home town. Thanks to some important support, I can constantly develop my business and so also cope with crises.

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Entrepreneurial spirit and tradition

I’ve set up a fabric business with assistance from PCFRC. My marketing includes using social media.

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A job after returning – and a plan

I lived in Germany for 20 years before coming back to Pakistan. The PGFRC helped me to find work, which is taking me closer to my long-term goal of having my own restaurant.

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