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Combined list of delegations of member states of IORA

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The 22nd IORA Council of Ministers meeting began at a Dhaka hotel on Thursday morning. With Bangladesh being the current IORA Chair, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is chairing the meeting.

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is an inter-governmental organisation which was established on March 7, 1997. There are 23 member states of IORA and 10 dialogue partners.

ombined List of Delegations of Member States of IORA given below:

S.N.

Country

Name of the Delegation

 

Remarks

  1.  
Australia

COM: Mr. Tim Watts

            Hon’ble Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs

 

2)  H.E. Jeremy Bruer, High Commissioner, Australian High

     Commission in Dhaka

 

CSO:

1) Ms Megan Jones, Assistant Secretary, Indian Ocean &

    South Asian Region - HoD

2) Mr. Nicholas Yates, Assistant Director, INDIAN Ocean

    Maritime & Strategic

3) Ms Nardia Simpson, Deputy High Commissioner,  Australian

    High Commission in Dhaka

4) Mr Sacha Blumen, First Secretary (Political), ,  Australian

    High Commission in Dhaka

5) Mr Duncan McCullough, Second Secretary, Economic &Trade,    

    Australian High Commission in Dhaka

 

07

  1.  

Comoros

COM: Mr. Kassim Loufti Sidi

            State Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs &

            International Cooperation

CSO: Mr. Imrane Tamadoune

           Director of Asia, MoFA and Intl. Cooperation

02

  1.  

France

H.E. Ms. Marie Masdupuy

    French Ambassador-designate to Bangladesh 

01

  1.  

India

COM: Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh

Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs

CSO:

1) Mrs. Geetika Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Indo-Pacific)

2) Dr. SadreAlam, Director (Indo-Pacific)

03

  1.  

Indonesia

COM: 1) Mr. Abdul Kadir Jailani, DG, Aisa Pacific, MoFA, Indonesia

2) Mr. Achmad Rizal Purnama, Chief of Staff of Minister, MoFA

3) Ms.Yvonne Elizabeth Mewengkang, Secretary to Minister

 

CSO:

  1. T.B.H. Witjaksono Adji, Director, Aisa Pacific, MoFA
  2. Ms. Ratih Astary, Diplomat, MoFA
  3.  Mohamad Jaki Nurhasya, Diplomat, MoFA
  4. Mr.Hatmadhita Angga Kusuma, Diplomat, MoFA
  5. Ms. Orchida Sekarratri Danudjadja, Diplomat, MoFA
  6.  Mr. Andi Abdika Samuel Son Barus, Photographer
  7.  Ms. Stephanie Gabriella Johannes, Diplomat, MoFA
  8. H.E. Mr. Heru Hartanto Subolo, Indonesian Ambassador to 
  9. Bangladesh
  10.  Mr. Hidayat Ajteh, Minister Counsellor, Indonesian
  11. Embassy in Dhaka
  12. Mr. Raden Usman Effendi, Minister  Counsellor, Indonesian
  13. Embassy in Dhaka

14

  1.  

Iran

COM: 1)  Dr. Mehedi Safari

                 Hon’ble Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

            2) Mr. Aboulghasem Tahmasebi Shahrbabak

                Director, Multilateral Economic Cooperation

CSO:

1) Mr. Seyed Jalaledin Alavi Sabzevari - HoD

     DG, Multilateral & International Economic Cooperation

2) Mr. Somayeh Karbakhsh Ravari, IORA Expert

3) Mr. Mohammad Ali Eskandari, Consular to the Dy. Minister

05

  1.  

Kenya

COM: Amb. Josphat Maikara, MBS, MoFA, Kenya

CSO:

1) Amb. Fredrick Matwang’a, MoFA, Kenya

2) Ms. Catherine Nyoike, MoFA, Kenya

3) Ms. Esther Muriithi, MoFA, Kenya

4) Mr. Bonface Ngigi, MoFA, Kenya

5) Mr. Dennis Olila, MoFA, Kenya

06

  1.  

Madagascar

COM: Mr. General Richard Rakotonirina

           Hon’ble Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs

CSO:

Mrs. Andrianantoandro Harimbolamalala, Director of Regional Integration

02

  1.  

Malaysia

 

COM: Mr. Dato' Cheong Loon Lai 

            Deputy Secretary-General for Multilateral Affairs,

            MoFA, Malaysia

       2) H.E.Ms. Haznah Md Hashim

           High Commissioner of Malaysia to Bangladesh 

CSO:

1) Mr. Ahmad Kamrizamil Mohd Riza

    Undersecretary of OIC and Regional Cooperation Division,

    MoFA, Malaysia 

2) Ms. Rafiqa Hazura Md Ridzuan,  Principal Assistant Secretary

    of OIC and Regional Cooperation Division

04

  1.  

Maldives

COM: Mr. Ahmed Khaleel

           Hon’ble Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

CSO:

1) Mariyam Reesha, Director General - HoD

2) H.E. Shiruzimath Sameer, Maldives High Commissioner in

Dhaka

3) Mr. Ali Firushan, Deputy Desk Officer

04

  1.  

Mauritius

COM: Mr. Alan Ganoo

           Hon’ble Minister of Foreign Affairs

CSO:

1) Mrs M. Dabee Hauzaree,  Director, Co-operation

02

  1.  

Mozambique

COM:  Mr. Manuel José Gonçalves

             Hon’ble Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and

             Cooperation

01

  1.  

Oman

COM: H.E. Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Bin Abdul Karim Al-Bulushi

            Ambassador, Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman

CSO:

1) Mr. Majdi Mahmood Mohamed Al-Zadijali, Counsellor, MoFA

2) Ms. Ruwaiya Khalfan Surur Al-Shukili, First Secretary, MoFA

3) Mr. Helal Ghalib Ali Al Hinai, Planning Adviser, M/O Heritage

    & Tourism, Oman

4) Mr. Adnan Saleh Al Hammadi, Director, Dept. of International

    Organization & Cooperation

5) Ms. Wadhha Bint Aamir Sulaiman Al Mahrizi, Chief of

    International Organizations Department, Oman

 

07

  1.  

Seychelles

H.E. Mr. Thomas Selby Pillay

Seychelles Ambassador to India

01

  1.  

Singapore

COM: Mr Ng Teck Hean

            Deputy Secretary (Asia-Pacific), MoFA

CSO:

1) Mr Craig Lim, Deputy Director General South Asia

2) Ms Sheela Pillai, Consul

3) Mr Nikhil Antony Jonas,  Assistant Director, South Asia

4) Mr. Yusuf M Ashraf, Vice-Consul

05

  1.  

Somalia

COMH.E. Ali Mohamed Omar

            Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs

CSO:

1) Mr.Abdisalam Suleiman AbdiKodar

    Deputy Director, International Organization

2) Mr. Ahmed Ali Dahir, Somali Ambassador to India

3) Mr. LibanAbdirahman Osman, Head of Staff

04

  1.  

South Africa

COM: Mrs. Candith Mashego Dlamini

           Hon’ble Deputy Minister

2)  Prof. Anil Sooklal, Ambassador at Large: Asia and BRICS

3) Mr. Nevigator N Mashigo, PA to Deputy Minister

4) Mrs. Paulina E. Mokazi, Director

CSO:

1) Mr. Barend Johannes Joubert,  Chief Director,  Department

    of International Relations & Cooperation (DIRCO)

2) Mr. Jaimal Anand, Diplomat,  Department of International

    Relations & Cooperation

3) Mr. Md. Solaiman Alam Seth, Honorary Consul of S. Africa

4) Mr. Masroor Mawla, Economic Director of Honorary Consul

08

  1.  

Sri Lanka

COM: Mr. Ali Sabry

           Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs

CSO:

1) Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne, Sri Lankan High

    Commissioner to Bangladesh

2) Mr. Rizvi Hassan, Director General, Ocean Affairs

3) Mr. Ruwanthi Delpitiya, DHC, Sri Lankan High

    Commission in Dhaka

4) Mrs. Manorie Mallikaratchy, DG, Economic Affairs

5) Mr. Mohamed Ulfath Rusthi, Coordinating Secretary to HFM

6) 3) Mr. Marabedde R.M.U. Ratnayake, Security Officer to FM

07

  1.  

Tanzania

COM: Mr. Suleiman Masoud Makame

            Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Blue Economy & Fisheries

CSO:

1) Dr. Rashid Adam Tamatamah, Permanent Secretary, M/O

    Livestock & Fisheries

2) Dr. Aboud Suleiman Jumbe,  Permanent Secretary, M/O

    Economy & Fisheries

3) Amb. Agnes Richard Kayola, Director, Dept of Regional

    Cooperation

4) Dr. Emmanuel Andrew Sweke, Director, Deep See Authority

5) Elizabeth Elifasi Massawe, Sr. Transport Officer

6) Gwaatema Daniel Tarmo, Sr. Officer, President’s Office

7) Miriam Henry Nituh, Foreign Service Officer

8) MuksiniIssa Mkumba, Economist

9) Dr. Devotha Edward Mandanda, Principal Law Officer

10

  1.  

Thailand

COM: Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

           Hon’ble Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs 

2) H.E. Mrs. Makawadee Sumitmor, Ambassador,  Royal Thai

    Embassy in Dhaka

CSO:

1) Ms. Rujikorn S aengchantr

     Deputy DG, Dept. of International Economic Affairs

2) Miss Ranida Chamchalerm, Minister, MoFA, Thailand

3) Mr. Peerapong Phimonwichayakit, Counsellor, MoFA,Thailand

4) Ms. Waritta Sangvachara,Third Secretary, MoFA, Thailand

5) Mr. Panom Thongprayoon, Minister & DCM, Royal Thai

    Embassy in Dhaka

6) Mr. Siwapol Kittiwongsakool, First Secretary,  Royal Thai

    Embassy in Dhaka

08

  1.  

UAE

COM: Mr. Ahmed Alsayegh

            Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs

2) H.E. Abdulnasser Jamal Alshaali, UAE Ambassador to India

CSO:

1) Mr. Muhannad Alkindi, Economic & Trade Affairs Department

2) Mr. Sultan Almansoori, Office Manager of the State Minister

3) Ms. Al-Nabulsi Ghada, MoFA, UAE

05

  1.  

Yemen

COM: H.E. Awsan Abdulah Al-Aud

            Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

CSO: Mr. Ahmed Al-Sharabi, Counsellor, MoFA

02

 

Dialogue Partners for CSO

 

Sl No.

Country

Name of  the Delegation

 

Remarks

01

China

1) H.E. Mr. Li Jiming, Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh

2) Mr. Yu Peng, Attache, Chinese Embassy in Dhaka

02

02

Egypt

 

 

03

Germany

1) H.E. Mr. Achim Troster

    German Ambassador to Bangladesh

2) Mr. Thomas Krimmel, GIZ Expert

02

04

Italy

 

Mr Eugenio Sgrò, National Focal Point, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

 

01

05

Japan

 

COM: Mr. Shunsuke Takei

            Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs

CSO:

1) Mr. Yuji Tokita, MoFA, Japan

2) Ms. AI  Fujii, MoFA, Japan

3) Hitomi Sato, MoFA, Japan

4) Mr. Tomoya Maeyama, MoFA, Japan

5)Mr. Toshiaki Ando, MoFA, Japan

6) Mr. Katsumi Shimmura, Third Secretary, Embassy of

    Japan in Dhaka

07

06

South Korea

 

H.E. Mr. Lee Jang-keun

South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh

CSO:

1) Mr.Jungyoul Lee, DCM, S. Korean Embassy in Dhaka

 

02

07

Russia

 

COM & CSO:

 

1) H.E. Mr Alexander Mantytskiy, Russian Ambassador to

    Bangladesh

2) Mr. Timur Zevakhin, Head of Division, Department of

    Asian & Pacific Cooperation, MoFA, Russia

3) Mrs. Elena Zhelokhovtseva, Attache, MoFA, Russia

03

08

Turkey

 

1) H.E. Mr. Mustafa Osman Turan

    Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Bangladesh

2) Mr. Cenk Ünal, Deputy Director General, International

    Organization in Asia, MoFA, Turkey

3) Mr. Kemal Burak Temizel, First Secretary

03

09

U.K.

1) H. E. Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson

    British High Commissioner to Bangladesh

2) Ms. Bryony Corr

02

10

U.S.A.

Mr. Ari Nathan

Indo-Pacific Strategy Regional Coordinator

01

 

 

From IORA Secretariat

 

 

S/L

Organization

Name of  the Delegation

Remarks

01

IORA

Dr. Salman Al Farisi, Secretary-General, IORA

08

02

IORA

Mr. Gareth Rees, Director

 

03

IORA

Mr. Saravanan Murugan, Director

 

04

IORA

Mr Rajib Tripura, Director

 

05

IORA

Ms. Amanda Aspden, Director

 

06

IORA

 Mr. Dawood Suleiman Al Yahyai

 

 

07

IORA

Ms. Rina Setyawati, Director

 

08

IORA

Ms. Melyne Tarer, BE Expert

 

09

IORA

Mr. Sajid Mallam Hassam, Chief Coordinator

 

 

 

RCSTT

 

 

Dr. Mohammad Reza Sanjabi, Director of IORA RCSTT

01

 

IORG

 

 

Mr. Sanjay Chaturvedi, President, Indian Ocean Research Group

01