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Pakistan Engineering Council
پاكستان انجینئری انجمن
Pakistan Engineering Council (logo).jpg
AbbreviationPEC
FormationJanuary 10, 1976; 43 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 1976 Act of the Constitution of Pakistan, it represents the engineering community in the country and assists the Government of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels.[3]

Objectives[edit]

Pakistan Engineering Council grants license and registers engineers, consulting engineers and constructors/operators. It is also discharged with the accreditation and regulation of engineering education and profession throughout the country. It also acts as a think tank to the government and undertakes efforts to establish scientific standards for engineering innovations and services.[4] Its headquarters is located in Islamabad and regional/branch/liaison offices are located in main cities of Pakistan.[5] The council became a provisional member of Washington Accord in 2010 and became a full member in 2017.[6] In 2018, it became a full member of the International Professional Engineer (IntPE) Agreement (IPEA).[7]

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. ^ "Brief History". Pec.org.pk. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  4. ^ "PEC Functions". Pec.org.pk. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
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  6. ^ "Signatories » International Engineering Alliance". Ieagreements.org. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Members » International Engineering Alliance". Ieagreements.org. Retrieved 6 July 2018.

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