The Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP) represents leading construction and infrastructure contracting companies. The sole aim behind the formation of Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP) was to establish a body looking after the interests of the Constructors/contractors in the Country.
Established by the leading contractor’s/construction companies of Pakistan in the year 1998 and granted a licence under Section-3 of the Trade Organization Ordinance 1961, by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan, (DGTO). It is duly represented on the Executive Committee/General body of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI).
CAP membership is open to all construction companies working in Pakistan as per conditions laid down in the CAP Memorandum and Articles of Association and subject to the approval of the Executive committee.
On the initiative of CAP, Construction has been declared as an industry, entitling all fiscal incentives/special treatment and other benefits, as envisaged in the investment policy, as amended from time to time vide notification No. F-10 (10) IF-II/98, dated 07.04.1999 and F. No. 10 (10) IF-II/98 dated 04.06.1999 issued by the Government of Pakistan, Finance Division (Investment Wing).
It is a proven history that Construction Industry being the mother Industry plays a pivotal role in economic development of any nation. Most of the developed countries gave special importance to this sector in their early development period and have become world leaders. It is an important employment and economic activity generating Industry and offering job opportunities to millions of skilled and un-skilled labour force. In fact it is the second largest sector, after agriculture, in creating employment.