“PEC’s Visionary Role in Transforming Pakistan’s Construction Industry”


Islamabad, January 9, 2024 – Following the resounding success of the event held at the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) on January 8, 2024, PEC continues to showcase its efforts in revolutionizing the construction industry. The event, which garnered significant attention, served as a platform to share innovative approaches and strategies to meet international standards.
Mr. Amir Ul Islam, CEO of New Jersey Precast, graced the session as a guest speaker, offering profound insights drawn from his four-decade-long journey in the construction industry. As a distinguished member of the PEC, Mr. Islam’s impactful contributions to the Global Engineering Industry were emphasized. His commitment to introducing avant-garde construction technologies through CSR further solidified the event’s significance.
The gathering brought together key stakeholders, including Engr. Dr. Nasir Mahmood Khan
Secretary/ Registrar who chaired the seating for the representatives from HEC, FWO, NLC, and esteemed engineering design consultants from Pakistan. The discussions were rich in strategies aimed at optimizing the construction process and addressing challenges faced by the industry.
PEC, proud recipient of the ICC Global Award-2023 at the UN COP28 Climate Conference on December 8, 2023, in Dubai, continues to lead the charge in steering the Engineering Profession and industry practices toward sustainable innovation. The prestigious award recognized PEC’s outstanding contributions, including the recent updates to the Building Code of Pakistan and the development of the Green Building Code of Pakistan-2023, incorporating provisions for Rainwater Harvesting in Buildings.
Post-event, PEC remains committed to close collaboration with local stakeholders in both the public and private sectors. By leveraging financial support from national and international organizations, PEC aims to enforce codes through capacity building, policy-making, and government incentivization. This collaboration serves the dual purpose of fostering energy and water conservation while mitigating the adverse impacts of climate change on the built environment in Pakistan.
The event held on January 8, 2024, marked a significant stride towards a sustainable and innovative future for Pakistan’s construction industry. PEC expresses gratitude for the active participation and engagement of all attendees and looks forward to further collaborative initiatives to shape the future of the construction sector in the country.

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