A major milestone was achieved on December 27th, 2017 when Askari General Insurance Company (AGICO), a leading insurance company of Pakistan entered into an agreement with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) to provide insurance products to all engineers registered with PEC. The products include Motor and Travel insurance policies. The insurance products covering Health may also be in offing. This is the first arrangement of its kind in which special rates have been made available to engineers from all fields / specialties throughout Pakistan. The agreement was signed by the CEO of AGICO Mr. Abdul Waheed and the Chairman of PEC Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi at PEC Head Office.
Askari General Insurance Company is a leading insurance company of Pakistan and it has been in business for more than a decade. It is backed by the prestigious AWT Group and is active throughout Pakistan vide its many branches.
Further details may be obtained from AGICO offices and also the PEC offices. In order to simplify the process of obtaining insurance AGICO will provide a tab on the PEC website, which will link the applicant directly with the AGICO. Payment methods will also be simplified. This is being done to facilitate our engineering community.
Motor Insurance products provides cover against theft, bodily injury, comprehensive or partial loss due to variety of reasons such as Fire, external explosion, self-ignition, lightning, frost, malicious act, riot strike, flood, earthquake etc. In order to find out more about the rates AGICO website and offices may be contacted.
Travel insurance has been designed to provide protection against any unexpected event such as a medical incidence, dental care, accident, loss of documents and or baggage. International assistance is also available round the clock. This is a very important area which many times is ignored by the hapless travelers. However the people when undertaking a foreign visit are best advised to take the coverage before they embark on such a journey.
For facilitation of engineers, the online link will be launched on the website of PEC in the beginning of 2018. www.pec.org.pk