Punjab Forensic Science Agency

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Punjab Forensic Science Agency
Agency overview
FormedOctober 30, 2009 (2009-10-30)
JurisdictionPunjab, Pakistan
HeadquartersPFSA Thokar Niaz Baig, Multan Road, Lahore
EmployeesAbout 800
Agency executive
  • Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Tahir, Director General
Parent departmentHome Department, Govt. of Punjab
Initiated for Construction in 2006 & Inaugurated by Chief Minister Mian Shehbaz Sharif in 2009

The Punjab Forensic Science Agency (Urdu: پنجاب فرانزک سائینس ایجنسی, abbreviated as PFSA) is a government agency under the Home Department, of the provincial Government of Punjab of Pakistan. It provides forensic science services primarily to law enforcement in the province. The Punjab Forensic Science Agency act was passed by the Punjab Assembly on 4 October 2007; assented to by the Governor of Punjab on 29 October 2007; and, was published in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated 30 October 2007.[1]

Punjab Forensic Science agency management maintains a quality management system to meet the requirements of international standard for laboratories ISO 17025:2005 and ASCLD-LAB International (American society for crime laboratory directors Laboratory accreditation Board) to achieve high level of customer (Law Enforcement agencies) satisfaction.[2]


Some services the Agency provides are[3]


  1. ^ "Punjab Forensic Science Agency Act". Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "Pakistan National Accreditation Council".
  3. ^ "Punjab Forensic Science Agency – Forensic Services". Archived from the original on March 21, 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2015.

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