Pakistan Engineering Council
|Formation||January 10, 1976|
|Purpose||Educational accreditation, Regulation and licensure in engineering|
|Urdu and English|
|Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi|
Senior Vice Chairman
|Engr Syed Jamshed Ali Rizvi |
|Ministry of Science and Technology (Pakistan)|
The Pakistan Engineering Council (Urdu: پاكستان انجینئری انجمن; acronym PEC) is a professional body for accreditation of engineering education and regulation of engineering profession in Pakistan. It was established in 1976 by the PEC act 1976. The council also registers engineers and professional engineers and grants license to consulting and constructing/operating engineering firms working in the country.
Pakistan Engineering Council represents the engineering community in the country and assists the Government of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels. It also acts as a think tank to the government and undertakes efforts to establish scientific standards for engineering innovations and services. Its headquarters is located in Islamabad and regional/branch/liaison offices are located in main cities of Pakistan. The council became a provisional member of Washington Accord in 2010 and was admitted as a full member in 2017. In 2011, it became a provisional member of the International Professional Engineer (IntPE) Agreement (IPEA) and became full member in 2018.
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