The Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) has been established under the administrative control of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan as the national apex agency to accredit conformity assessment bodies such as laboratories and certification bodies. PNAC is also secured signatory membership of Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC). Now Pakistan is included in the list of countries having equivalent status for accreditation of testing & calibration laboratories and certification bodies for QMS , EMS and product certification all over the world.
PNAC has achieved Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) signatory status for Testing and Calibration Laboratories form International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) signatory status for Quality Management System, Environment Management System, and Product Certification for International Accreditation Forum(IAF). PNAC has also secured regional MRA signatory status with Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC). By virtue of these recognitions, Certificates/Reports issued by accredited Conformity Bodies are “ACCEPTED AROUND THE WORLD”.