Islamabad, February 19, 2014 (PPI-OT): A delegation of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) led by Mr. Naseer Ahmad Jillani , convener of PEC committee constituted for “The Services Structure of Engineers of Pakistan” called on Mr. Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Science and Technology here today.
Mr. Kamran Ali Qureshi, Secretary MoS and T and senior officers of the ministry were also present on the occasion. The delegation apprised the minister regarding the role of engineers in socio – economic developments and prosperity of the country.
The Minister was also briefed about the progress in the following areas;
1) The adoption of five tiers service structure and time scale promotion for engineers,
2) Appointment of engineers on technical and placement of qualified engineers as Head of engineering departments and institutions.
3) Establishment of an engineering academy for the professional development and capacity building of engineers.
The Minister has shown satisfaction upon the progress/ development that took place in this regard and directed to expedite the case so that the genuine demands of the engineers be addressed.
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