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Pakistan Engineering Council
پاكستان انجینئری انجمن
Pakistan Engineering Council (logo).jpg
AbbreviationPEC
FormationJanuary 10, 1976; 44 years ago (1976-01-10)
TypeGovernmental organization
PurposeEducational accreditation, Regulation and licensure in engineering
HeadquartersIslamabad
CoordinatesCoordinates: 33°43′26″N 73°05′35″E / 33.7240°N 73.0931°E / 33.7240; 73.0931
Region served
Pakistan
Official language
Urdu and English
Chairman
Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi[1]
Senior Vice Chairman
Engr Syed Jamshed Ali Rizvi [1]
Parent organization
Ministry of Science and Technology (Pakistan)
Websitepec.org.pk

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.[2] It was established in 1976 by the PEC act 1976.[3] The council also registers engineers and professional engineers and grants license to consulting and constructing/operating engineering firms working in the country.

Overview[edit]

Pakistan Engineering Council represents the engineering community in the country and assists the Government of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels.[4] It also acts as a think tank to the government and undertakes efforts to establish scientific standards for engineering innovations and services.[5] Its headquarters is located in Islamabad and regional/branch/liaison offices are located in main cities of Pakistan.[6] The council became a provisional member of Washington Accord in 2010 and was admitted as a full member in 2017.[7] In 2011, it became a provisional member of the International Professional Engineer (IntPE) Agreement (IPEA) and became full member in 2018.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PEC Governing Body 2018-21" (PDF). PEC.org.pk. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ "PEC Introduction". Pec.org.pk. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.pec.org.pk/downloadables/PEC%20ACT%201976%20_LATEST_.pdf
  4. ^ "Brief History". Pec.org.pk. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  5. ^ "PEC Functions". Pec.org.pk. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Signatories » International Engineering Alliance". Ieagreements.org. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Members » International Engineering Alliance". Ieagreements.org. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  9. ^ https://pecongress.org.pk/images/upload/books/21-221-227Pakistan%20Engineering%20Council.pdf

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