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 five Divisions: (i) Administration and Trade & Investment Division, (ii) Cultural Division, iii) Connectivity and Security Division, (iv) Development Division and (v) Social Affairs Division.

Connectivity and Security Division 

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

1) Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime Sector
2) Transport and Communication Sector
3) Environment & Disaster Management Sector
4) Blue Economy
5) Maintenance of BIMSTEC Website

Contact:

Mr. Pankaj Hazarika
Director
Connectivity and Security Division
Tel: +8802-989-0097, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir_in@bimstec.org

Mr. Mahbub Alam
Senior Executive Secretary (Interim)
Tel: +8802-989-0096-98, Ext. 139
Email: ses_cs@bimstec.org

 

Development Division 

This Division is headed by Mr. Han Thein Kyaw, Director. The Division is responsible for the following Sectors:

1) Energy Sector
2) Agricultural Sector
3) Fisheries Sector

Contact:

Mr. Han Thein Kyaw
Director
Development Division
Tel: +8802- 9890096, Ext 146, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir_mm@bimstec.org

 

Social Affairs Division 

This Division is headed by Dr. Damaru Ballabha Paudel, Director. The Division is responsible for the following Sectors:

1) Poverty Alleviation Sector
2) Tourism Sector
3) Technology Sector
4) Mountain Economy

Contact:

Dr. Damaru Ballabha Paudel
Director, BIMSTEC
Tel: +8802-989-0096-98, Ext. 144, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir_np@bimstec.org

 

Cultural Division 

This Division is headed by  Ms. Chhimmy Pem, Director. The Division is responsible for looking after the following sectors and activities:

1) Cultural Cooperation Sector
2) People-to-People contact Sector
3) Public Health Sector
4) Publications of newsletter and magazines
2) Media and Outreach

Contact:

Ms. Chhimmy Pem
Director
Cultural Division
Tel: +8802- 9890096-98, Ext 130, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir-bt@bimstec.org

Ms. Sonam Tshomo
Senior Executive Secretary
Cultural Division
Tel: +8802- 9890096, Ext 150, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: spa-btn@bimstec.org

 

Administration and Coordination Division 

This Division is headed by Mr. Md. Mosharaf Hossain Director. The Division is responsible for looking after the following activities :

1)  Administration and Coordination Division, including

  • Administration and Finance
  • Logistics including vehicles and protocol
  • Communication
  • Meeting and Events management
  • Coordinate Secretary General’s Programs

2)  Trade and Investment Sector

3)  Climate Change Sector

 

Contact:

Mr. Md. Mosharaf Hossain
Director, BIMSTEC
Tel: +8802-9887579, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir_bd@bimstec.org

 

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

 

(Updated on  13 February 2020)