Directors and Divisions


In accordance with the Memorandum of Association on the Establishment of the BIMSTEC Permanent Secretariat, the Secretariat shall contain an appropriate number of functional units to be called Divisions and each Division shall be headed by a Director. Currently, there are four Divisions: (i) Economic Affairs Division (EA), (ii) Social and Cultural Division (SC), iii) Connectivity and Security Division(CS), and (iv) Administration, Finance and Support Services Division (AFS).

Economic Affairs Division (EA)

This Division is headed by Mr. S M Nazmul Hasan, Director (EA). The Division is responsible for looking after the following sectors:

1) Trade and Investment
2) Energy
3) Agriculture
4) Fisheries
5) Technology

Contact:

Mr. S M Nazmul Hasan
Director (EA)
Economic Affairs Division
Tel: +8802- 988-7579
Email: dir_bd@bimstec.org

Mr. Tauhidul Islam Biplob
Senior Executive Secretary
Tel: +8802-989-0096/97/98, Ext. 133
Email: spa_bd@bimstec.org

Social and Cultural Division (SC)

This Division is headed by Mr. Kunzang N. Tshering, Director (SC). The Division is responsible for looking after the following sectors:

1) Culture
2) Poverty Alleviation
3) Public Health
4) Environment and Natural Disaster
5) Climate Change

Contact:

Mr. Kunzang N. Tshering
Director (SC)
Social and Cultural Division
Tel: +8802-988-7712
Email: dir-bt@bimstec.org

Ms. Pema Lhamo
Senior Executive Secretary
Tel: +8802-989-0096/97/98, Ext. 150
Email: spa_bt@bimstec.org

Connectivity and Security Division (CS)

This Division is headed by Mr. Pankaj Hazarika, Director (CS). The Division is responsible for looking after the following sectors:

1) Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime
2) Transport and Communication
3) People-to-People contact
4) Tourism

Contact:

Mr. Pankaj Hazarika
Director (CS)
Connectivity and Security Division
Tel: +8802-988-0097
Email: dir_in@bimstec.org

Mr. Mahbub Alam
Senior Executive Secretary (Interim)
Tel: +8802-989-0096/97/98, Ext. 146
Email: spa_in@bimstec.org

 

Administration, Finance and Support Services Division (AFS)
This Division is headed by Mr. S M Nazmul Hasan, Director (AFS). The Division is responsible for the following activities:

1) Administration and Finance
2) Logistics including vehicles and protocol
4) External Relations, communication and media
5) Meetings and Events management
6) Maintenance of BIMSTEC Website
7) Publication of newsletter and magazines
8) Coordination of Secretary General’s Programs

Contact:

Mr. S M Nazmul Hasan
Director (AFS)
Economic Affairs Division
Tel: +8802- 988-7579
Email: dir_bd@bimstec.org

Mr. Tauhidul Islam Biplob
Senior Executive Secretary
Tel: +8802-989-0096/97/98, Ext. 133
Email: spa_bd@bimstec.org

 (Updated: 09 January 2018)