The Annual General Body Meeting of the Institute of Architects, Pakistan (IAP) commenced on Saturday, October 31, 2020, 5:00pm Via Zoom.

At 5:35 pm due to shortage of quorum, the IAP AGM was dissolved under IAP Bye Laws Clause No. 29, “If within half an hour of the appointed time for the meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting, if called upon requisition of members, shall be dissolved; in any other case it shall stand adjourned to the same date in the next month, the same time and place and if at the adjourned meeting a quorum is not present within half an hour of the time appointed for the meeting, the members having the right to vote present shall be the quorum.”

IAP AGM will now be held on November 30, 2020, 5:00pm via a new Zoom meeting link which will be shared with paid-up members closer to the time.

After much discussion and deliberation, with majority votes the IAP National Council has decided to share the IAP National Council Election 2020 results with all IAP Members:

On Wednesday 28th October 2020, 5:00pm 564 members had cleared their dues and were part of the official IAP voting list.

Voting started on Thursday 29th October 2020, 9:00am and was concluded Saturday 31st October 2020, 4:00pm, at which point all votes were frozen.

As per the Election Portal Manager/Developer, 354 votes were cast within 55 hours and the results are as follows;

Abdul Kabeer Malik Siddiqi  – 162 votes
Rashid Hassan Khoso          – 151 votes
Saad Mahmood Khan           – 218 votes
Tania Ali Soomro                   – 196 votes

We wish the winning candidates all the best for their tenure at IAP National Council, which will commence after the AGM 2020.

Ar. Bisma Askari
Honorary Secretary
Institute of Architects Pakistan