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PEC-USAID to sign MoU for development of NESC.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) will sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with USAID for development of National Electric Safety Code (NESC), here on Friday.

Chairman (PEC) Engr Syed Abdul Qadir Shah will brief the media on the occasion.

PEC is a statutory body, constituted under the PEC Act 1976 (V of 1976) amended upto 24th January 2011, to regulate the engineering profession in the country such that it will function as key driving force for achieving rapid and sustainable growth in all national, economic and social fields.

Its main statutory functions include registration of engineers, consulting engineers, constructors/operators and accreditation of engineering programmes run by universities, institutions, ensuring and managing of continuing professional development, assisting the Federal Government as think tank, establishing standards for engineering products and services besides safeguarding the interest of its members.

According to official sources, PEC interacts with the government, both at the Federal and Provincial level by participating in Commissions, Committees and Advisory Bodies.

PEC is a fully representative body of the engineering community in the country.

PEC has also been providing support to the government in conducting technical enquiries and recommending remedial measures on the subjects referred.

Over the years, PEC has become an influential voice, which speaks for the engineering profession as a whole in the country. It forms an effective bridge between government, industry and education.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 14, 2013
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