Moot calls for resilient, sustainable development practices in Pakistan
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Pakistan, July 1 -- With rapid urbanization, it is estimated that by the year 2030, 45.6 percent of Pakistan's population will be living in cities. However, safety codes for the construction of buildings are often ignored in Pakistan due to which incidents of building collapses are quite common, according to experts at a virtual session hosted by Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS).
Dr Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi, Vice-Chancellor NED University of Engineering & Technology; Dr Ashfaq Ahmed Sheikh, Additional Registrar CPD (PEC); Dr Shahid Mehmood, Member Planning and Design (CDA); Lt Gen (r) M Haroon Aslam, President IIPS Advisory Board, Brig (r) Khaliq ur Rashid Kiyani, CEO Architectural and Civil Engineering Services (ACES), Major (r) Naw...
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