Half Day Consultative Workshop on “Defining Roles of Stakeholders in
Delivering Road Safety” on Saturday the 21 February, 2015
The Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Karachi Centre has arranged Consultative Workshop on “Defining Roles of Stakeholders in Delivering Road Safety” on Saturday the 21 February, 2015 at 10:00 am in collaboration with Sindh Component of Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKISTAN) project, funded by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) at IEP Convention Center.
The Seminar started from recitation of Holy Quran by Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan. Engr. Farhat Adil, Chairman, IEP Karachi Centre presented the introduction of IEP. Mr. Fazal Karim Khatri, Component Director CIU-Sindh, presented the welcome address and Engr.Ayaz Mirza, Secretary IEP Karachi Centre presented the vote of thanks.
The objectives of the workshop included familiarization of the transportation stakeholders with the aims and objectives of PAKISTAN, in general, and the principle guidelines to be prepared. Another important part of this workshop was the discussion and feedback from the stakeholders on these guidelines. This workshop was attended by officials from local transport authorities, transport service providers, academicians and researchers of this area, practicing engineers and other road users. The stakeholders were briefed about PAKISTAN project by Dr. Saleem Janjua (National Project Manager; PAKISTAN). A panel discussion session was also held and the following participated.
1- Mr. Yar Muhammad (Component Manager, PAKISTAN)
2- Dr. Mir Shabbar Ali, Professor (Transportation Engineering), Chairman Department of Urban and Infrastructure Engineering NED University of Engineering and Technology,
3- Dr Noman Ahmed, Professor and Chairman, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University of Engineering & Technology
4- Dr. Mohammed Raza Mehdi, Professor Department of Urban & Infrastructure Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology.
5- Mr. Syed Salman, Additional DIG Traffic.
The issues raised in this session by the participants were noted down and will be included in the updated version.
Engr. Ayaz Mirza, Secretary IEP Karachi Centre alongwith Engr. Sohail Bashir, Chairman, International Affairs, IEP presented the certificate to the Authors.
The following papers were presented in the Seminar.
1. “Integration of Road Safety and Security Aspects in Urban Planning and Design – Perspectives from Karachi”
Dr Noman Ahmed, Professor and Chairman, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University of Engineering and Technology.
2. “The Efforts of Transport and Mass Transit Department/PAKISTAN for safety and security of Educational Institutes/Transportation under the overall theme of Urban Transport Policy”
Mr. Yar Muhammad (Component Manager, PAKISTAN)
3. “School Zone Safety Local and International Scenario”
Dr. Mohammed Raza Mehdi,
Professor Department of Urban & Infrastructure Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi.
4. “Role of NGOs in improving road safety practices through community awareness and training”
Dr. Mohammed Raza Mehdi,
Mr. Irfan Saleem
OTHER KEY INFORMATION:
1- More than 200 delegates were registered from various organizations/Universities.
2- The Workshop carried 0.5 CPD points.
The workshop was a success and well attended.
For further information please Contact:
Engr. Ayaz Mirza, FIE (Pak)
IEP Karachi Centre