Annual General Body Meeting 2016 of Institute of Architects, Pakistan

Annual General Body Meeting of the National Council, Institute of Architects, Pakistan(IAP),was held on Saturday,November 26, 2016atBeach Luxury Hotel,Karachi.The quorum for the meeting was achieved having representation of member architects from all Chapters of IAP across Pakistan.
After confirmation of Minutes of the Annual General Body Meeting held on November 28, 2015, the Honorary Secretary presented a report on activities of IAP during the year followed by presentation of Accounts for the year 2015 – 2016 by Honorary Treasurer.The next item on the agenda was holding of Annual Elections of National Council.
In the year 2016, Vice President – I, Ar. Salman Mansur, Vice President II, Ar. Najmi Hasan & Honorary Secretary Ar. Ramiz Baig after having completed their three years terms have retired. Recognizing the services of all retiring members of the IAP National Council, President Ar. Ali Zafar Qazi highlighted their role and thanked them for supporting IAP in a befitting manner.
In order to elect new members for three vacant seats the office of Honorary Secretary had received five nominations as mentioned below:
  1. Ar. Abdul Qadir
  2. Ar. Azhar Mamoon Sualehi
  3. Ar. Farida Abdul Ghaffar
  4. Ar. Fawad Suhail Abbasi
  5. Ar. Mumtaz Jilani
The election was carried out under the supervision of Ar. Salman Mansur, Ar. Azhar N. Syed & Ar. Tahira Sadia Fazli who steered the process of polling and declared following three members as winners for three vacant seats:
  1. Ar. Farida Abdul Ghaffar
  2. Ar. Fawad Suhail Abbasi
  3. Ar. Mumtaz Jilani
The AGM for the year 2016 was adjourned with the dinner to follow. Immediately after dinner, the 1st National Council meeting for the year 2016 – 2017 was held at the same venue, during which the following office bearers were elected:
  1. Ar. Ali Zafar Qazi, AIAP – President
  2. Ar. Anjum Adil, FIAP – Vice President – I
  3. Ar. Fawad Suhail Abbasi, AIAP – Vice President – II
  4. Ar. Arshad Faruqui, AIAP – Chairman, Board of Architectural Education
  5. Ar. Farida Abdul Ghaffar, AIAP – Honorary Secretary
  6. Ar. Mumtaz Jilani, AIAP – Honorary Treasurer
The National Council for the year 2016 – 2017 now consists of:
  1. Ar. Ali Zafar Qazi, AIAP – President
  2. Ar. Anjum Adil, FIAP – Vice President – I
  3. Ar. Fawad Suhail Abbasi, AIAP – Vice President – II
  4. Ar. Arshad Faruqui, AIAP – Chairman, Board of Architectural Education
  5. Ar. Farida Abdul Ghaffar, AIAP – Honorary Secretary
  6. Ar. Mumtaz Jilani, AIAP – Honorary Treasurer
  7. Ar. Kalim Ahmed Siddiqui, FIAP – Member
  8. Ar. Azhar N. Syed, FIAP – Member
  9. Ar. Faheem Ahsan Jamil, AIAP – Member
  10. Ar. M. Arif Changezi, AIAP – Chairman, Karachi Chapter
  11. Ar. Sajjad Kausar, FIAP – Chairman, Lahore Chapter
  12. Ar. Kabeer Malik, AIAP – Chairman, Rawalpindi / Islamabad Chapter
  13. Ar. Mansoor Ahmed Khan, AIAP – Chairman, Peshawar Chapter