Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners

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Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners
AbbreviationPCATP
Formation1983
TypeGovernmental organization
HeadquartersIslamabad, Pakistan
Region served
Pakistan
Official language
Urdu and English
AffiliationsMinistry of Housing and Works (Pakistan) and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Websitepcatp.org.pk

The Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (abbreviated as PCATP), (Urdu: کونسلِ پاکستان برائے مہندسان و کشوری منصوبہ ساز) established in 1983, is a federal regulatory authority for architects and town planners based in Pakistan. Its headquarters is located in Islamabad.[1][2][3]

The Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners Ordinance 1983 has been promulgated with a view to give recognition and protection to the profession of architecture and town planning in Pakistan. The council has wide-ranging powers and is authorized to perform all functions and to take steps connected with or ancillary to all aspects of the two professions including laying down standards of conduct, safeguarding interests of its members, assisting the government and national institutions in solving national problems relating to the professions, promotion of reforms in the professions, promotion of education of these professions, reviewing and advising the government in the matter of architecture and town planning education, etc.[4]

In March 2021, Arif Changezi was elected as new chairman of this organization.[5]

Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners (PCATP) is a regulatory authority and acts as an accreditation council of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ KARACHI: Ibad gives awards to architects, planners Dawn (newspaper), Published 31 March 2004, Retrieved 10 August 2021
  2. ^ Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners Ordinance 1983 Gazzette of Pakistan, Published 7 March 1983, Retrieved 10 August 2021
  3. ^ "PCATP Election 2019". www.pcatp.org.pk. Archived from the original on 6 March 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  4. ^ Seražin, Helena; Garda, Emilia Maria; Franchini, Caterina (2018-06-13). Women's Creativity since the Modern Movement (1918-2018): Toward a New Perception and Reception. Založba ZRC. ISBN 9789610501060.
  5. ^ Arif Changezi elected new chairman PCATP Pakistan Observer (newspaper), Published 5 March 2021, Retrieved 10 August 2021
  6. ^ Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners is one of many Accreditation Councils of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Higher Education Commission of Pakistan website, Retrieved 10 July 2021

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