TCC ADR Centre Co-Hosts Seminar on "Deconstructing Construction and Engineering Disputes in Pakistan: Challenges and the Future" at Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)


ISLAMABAD - PAKISTAN: Mian Sheraz Javaid co-hosted a thought-provoking seminar titled "Deconstructing Construction and Engineering Disputes in Pakistan: Challenges and the Future," alongside the esteemed Chairman of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Mr. Harron Najeeb. The seminar aimed to address the pressing issues and challenges facing the engineering and construction sectors in Pakistan, offering a platform for experts to discuss viable solutions and future prospects.

The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) is a statutory body, established to regulate and accredit the engineering profession in Pakistan. It serves as the principal authority for ensuring that engineering practices within the country meet international standards of quality and safety. PEC is responsible for the licensure of engineers, accreditation of engineering programs, and the formulation of policies that promote innovation and excellence within the field. The Council plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of engineering in Pakistan, making it an ideal venue for such an enlightening seminar.

The seminar held by PEC delved into the complexities of construction and engineering disputes in Pakistan, focusing on the challenges and future prospects. Topics discussed ranged from contractual issues, project delays, and legal frameworks to the role of arbitration in dispute resolution. The seminar served as a melting pot of ideas, where experts from various domains provided their insights into how the engineering sector could overcome these challenges and contribute to the nation's development.

Mian Sheraz Javaid, Chair of TCC ADR Centre, with his extensive experience in engineering and arbitration, was a key figure at the seminar. His insights into the subject matter were invaluable, shedding light on the intricacies of dispute resolution and the importance of ethical practices in engineering. During the seminar, he emphasized the need for a robust legal framework and the role of arbitration in mitigating disputes, stating that "a fair and efficient arbitration process is crucial for the growth and integrity of the engineering sector in Pakistan."

The event was further elevated by the presence of Honorable Mr. Justice Jawad Hassan and Honorable Mr. Justice Miangul Hassan Aurengzeb. Their participation underscored the significance of engineering in shaping a prosperous Pakistan. Their profound insights, full of wisdom and expertise, undoubtedly left a lasting impact on all participants, enriching the discourse and adding gravitas to the proceedings.

Chairman PEC, Mr. Harron Najeeb, has shown unwavering support and commitment to fostering innovation within the engineering community. His visionary leadership serves as an inspiration for engineers across the country, encouraging them to strive for excellence and contribute to national development.

Mian Sheraz Javaid remains committed to the pursuit of excellence in engineering. With the guidance and encouragement from industry leaders and judicial experts, he continues to contribute significantly to the engineering landscape in Pakistan.

The seminar served as a testament to the collective will of the engineering community, the judiciary, and policymakers in Pakistan. Together, they shall pave the way for a brighter, more prosperous future for the nation. The event was not just a discussion but a call to action, urging all stakeholders to collaborate and innovate for the betterment of Pakistan's engineering sector and, by extension, the country itself.

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