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.

 

 

Cultural Division 

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

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

Contact:

Mr. Kunzang N. Tshering
Director
Social and Cultural Division
Tel: +8802-988-7712, Fax : +8802- 988-7565
Email: dir-bt@bimstec.org

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

 

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) Maintenance of BIMSTEC Website

Contact:

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

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

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

 

Social Affairs Division 

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

1) Trade and Investment Sector
2) Climate Change Sector
3) Poverty Alleviation Sector
4) Tourism Sector
5) Technology Sector

Contact:

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

 

Administration Division 

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

1)  Administration Division, including

  • Administration and Finance
  • Logistics including vehicles and protocol
  • Communication and media
  • Meeting and Events management
  • Coordinate Secretary General’s Programs
  • External relations ( ADB, Think-Tanks, NGOs etc.)

Contact:

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

(Updated on 26 May 2019)