The 5th Meeting of National Technology Council (NTC) was held on 23rd January 2020 at 10:30 Hrs in Lecture Hall of HEC Headquarter H-9/1, Islamabad. The first session was presided by Dr. Fateh Muhammad Marri, Executive Director - HEC, while the second session was presided by Maj Gen Akbar Saeed Awan (Retd), Chairman NTC.
The Meeting started with recitation from Holy Quran. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Marri, Executive Director expressed HEC’s stance of promoting quality technology education in the country. He appreciated Chairman NTC for contributing his best for promotion of technology education and successfully launching the accreditation of engineering technology programs and registration of technologists. Some of the issues like degree equivalence of technologists and engineers will soon be resolved for promotion of technology education which is very vital for the socio economic development of the country.
The second session started with Maj Gen Akbar Saeed Awan (Retd) in chair. He welcomed the participants and appreciated the participation of Council Members, their cooperation and particularly the support of Dr. Nadia Tahir, MD QAA – HEC to help streamline NTC’s functioning and sought approval of HEC for the necessary amendments in the by-laws of the NTC. The participants were apprised of the sequence of the proceedings as follows:-