PEC Honors 29 Engineers Across Pakistan In 3rd Excellence Awards

At a significant event held at the President’s House, the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Excellence Awards celebrated the remarkable contributions of 29 outstanding engineers from various fields. President Dr. Arif Alvi led the event, presenting the prestigious awards in the presence of PEC Chairman Engr. Najeeb Haroon and Committee Convener Engr. Lt. Gen ® Moazzam Ejaz.

Speaking to the audience, Convener of the PEC Excellence Awards Committee 2022, Engr. Lt. Gen ® Moazzam Ejaz, praised the hard work of the high-level committee in selecting engineers who have excelled in different fields. The selection process involved engineers competing in eight categories, with 29 individuals chosen transparently for their noteworthy achievements.

The awards were presented in various categories to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to our country. These categories include Lifetime Achievement (for a lifetime of excellent service), Academia and Research (for work in education and research), Innovation and Emerging Technologies Development (for creating new and exciting things), Young Technopreneurs (for young entrepreneurs in technology), Engineering Policy, Regulations and Advocacy (for individuals who help formulate rules and advocate for engineering), and Engineering Consultancy Services & Infrastructure and Construction Industry (for those who provide advice and services in building and construction).

Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement award included former federal minister Prof Ahsan Iqbal, Chairman WAPDA Engr. Lt. Gen Sajjad Ghani, Vice Chancellor Quaid E Azam University Engr. Prof Dr Naiz Akhtar, former CEO Phillips Engr. Shahid Zaki, Engineering and Management Services Chief Executive Officer Muhammad Zafar Hussain Siddique, Engr. Prof Dr. Muhammad Akbar, Engr. Ibrahim Samoon, Engr Waseem Nazir, Engr Mir Masood Rashid, Engr. Dr Mahmood Ahmad Sulerhi, and Engr. Dr Waqas Anwar.

Let’s celebrate the achievements of some outstanding people in Academia and Research! Engr. Dr. Hammad Omer, Engr. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Suleman Tahir, Engr. Prof. Dr. Faizullah Khan Kakar, and Engr. Prof Dr. Khadija Qureshi has been recognized for their significant contributions to their fields. Kudos to them!

PEC Honors 29 Engineers Across Pakistan In 3rd Excellence Awards

Recognition for outstanding contributions in the field of Innovation and Emerging Technologies was given through awards to Engr Dr. Muhammad Umer, Engr Dr. Zahid Hussain Khand, Engr Syed Tanveer Ahmed Jafri, Prof Dr. Murtaza Najabat Ali, and Engr Muhammad Nasir Khalily. These individuals were acknowledged for their exceptional services in these areas.

The Young Technopreneurs category saw Engr. Prof. Dr Muhammad Usman and Engr Nadeem Ahmed receive accolades for their remarkable work.

In Engineering Policy, Regulations, and Advocacy, Engr Farhat Adil & Engr Najam Bilal were honored for their exemplary services.

Engineers excelling in Engineering Consultancy Services & Infrastructure and Construction Industry, including Engr Arshad Dad, Engr Muhammad Naeem Khan, and Engr. Dr Zaka Ullah Khan Gandapur, were also recognized for their outstanding contributions.

President Dr. Arif Alvi, in his address, commended Pakistani engineers for their crucial role in the past development of Gulf countries. He emphasized the need for more engineers across various sectors to ensure sustainable progress within Pakistan. Despite challenges, the President acknowledged the effectiveness of the information technology sector and the significant contributions of over 22 million freelancers to the country’s economy.

PEC Chairman Engr. Najeeb Haroon highlighted the diverse achievements of engineers in fields such as defense production, nuclear technology, water and electricity, railways, urban development, transportation, agriculture, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, and petrochemical industries. He also emphasized the active participation of the Pakistan Engineering Council in international professional forums, representing the country on global platforms. The Chairman concluded by highlighting the council’s supervisory and evaluative role in various countries, including Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Kenya, Myanmar, and the Central Asian Republic.

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