H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Insaf Khan
Engineers Association hosted Welcome dinner for New High Commissioner Zahid
(Syed Zafar Hussain, Editor-in-Chief Sada-e-Watan Sydney)
The Pak-Aus Engineering Association (PAE) organised their second event of the year 2021 on 11 Dec at Lahore Dhera Event Hall, Sydney. The agenda was to meet and greet the New High
H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri
Commissioner of Pakistan, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and reward the bright Engineering Professionals for their achievements in their profession and recognise the efforts from the Industry Partners who support the Organisation's vision.
The General Secretary of the Association Fuad Ahmed was given the responsibility of hosting the night.
The event started with the Quran Recitation and the National Anthems. Abdullah Qureshi recited a few verses from the Quran and presented their translation
and Mehreen Javed presented the National Anthems of Australia and Pakistan.
Mr. Insaf Khan
Following the Anthems was a segment by the President of PAE
Association Mr. Insaf Khan where he welcomed the valued guests and the
attendees. He emphasized on the need for local government to have policies that
promote placements of Engineering professionals in the industry. The President
Insaf Khan also requested senior Engineers to provide mentoring to the new and
young engineers. He also asked the young engineers to be honest, sincere and
hard work in the company they are being placed for internship or work
Fuad Ahmed presented an overview of the organisation and introduced its Executive Committee members and their credentials.
Mr. Khalid Javed
The Vice President of the PAE Association Mr. Khalid Javed outlined the objectives and vision of the association. His speech highlighted the value that the overseas engineers bring to Australian Engineering Community.
Mr. Tahir Qureshi
The PAE Executive Committee Member Mr. Tahir Qureshi discussed the progress and achievements of the association since its inception in 2017. The segment covered the timeline events of the association and a video by the young Engineering professionals who got placements in the industry through the association network.
Hon. Paul Lynch, MP
The next session covered the speeches by the valued guests. The Member of Parliament NSW Mr. Paul Lynch discussed about the diversity of the Australian Community.
The Chief Guest, the High Commissioner of Pakistan Mr Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri elaborated on the major initiatives that the Government of Pakistan is doing for the overseas Pakistani Community. Following his speech was an interaction segment where the event participants directed their questions to H.E. Mr Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and the Counsel General of Pakistan Mr. Muhammad Ashraf.
Dr. Mansoor Syed
Dr. Mansoor Syed of the PAE Association hosted the interaction
The last segment of the night was the Awards segment where three categories were recognised i.e., Engineering Services, Industry Awards and Engineering Excellence. Ms. Julia Finn presented the Engineering Services awards to Mr. Khalid Karim, Mr. M Yaseen Khan, Mr. Rahman Khan, and Mr. Zia-ul-Haq. The Hon. Paul Lynch presented the Industry Awards to Axial Construction, PumpServ, Diamond-6 Construction, ARL Laboratory Services, Eastern Engineering, and SimpliSolar. The High Commissioner of Pakistan H.E. Mr Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri presented the Engineering Excellence award to Mr Ashok Kumar, Mr Junaid Alam, and Mr Shameem Qureshi.
CG Muhammad Ashraf
The Engineering Awards ceremony concluded with the PAE President Mr Insaf Khan presented the recognition awards to Mr Paul Lynch, Ms Julia Finn, Mr Muhammad Ashraf, and Mr Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and officially closed the night.
Lastly, Dinner was served which concluded with a networking session between the guests and the attendees.
Mrs Perven Khan welcoming Mrs Sabina Zahid Chaudhri
Mrs Perven Khan Welcoming Julia Finn MP Granville
H.E Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and President of PAE Insaf Khan
MD of Easter Engineering Services and Masscon Construction with his Spouse
Engineering Services award presented to Mohd. Yaseen
Dr. Rahat Munir, Mr. Farhat Jaffri and CG Mr. Muhammad Ashraf
Syed Zafar Hussain, Khurram Shahzad and Munir Mohammad
H.E Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Hon. Paul Lynch MP of Liverpool and other guests
Mr. Shamem Qureshi Receiving Engineering Excellence award
Engineering Excellence Award Presented to Ashoke Kumar for gold medal engineering
Engineering Industry award presented to Eastern Engineering Services Pty Ltd
Engineering Industry Award presented to Axial Construction
Engineering Industry Award presented to Pump Serve
Engineering services Award Presented to Col. Rtd Ziaul Haq
Engineering services Award presented to Dr. Khalid Karim
Engineering Services award presented to Rehman Khan
Engineering Industry Award Presented to Ejaz Rana of Diamond 6
Mr. Insaf khan Presenting award to High Commissioner of Pakistan for his support to Pak Community
PAE Executive Committee and HC Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri Presenting Award to Mr. Paul Lynch, MP
Insaf Khan, High Commissioner H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Mrs Sabina Zahid Chaudhri, Shafaq Jaffery, Syed Zafar Hussain and Khurram Shahzad
PAE Executive committee and HC presenting Award to Ms Julia Finn-MP for Granville for her support to PAE
PAE Executive committee with High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Consul General Muhammad Ashraf
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