Council Presidents

No. Full Name Country Period
1 Mr. Raju Commaraswamy Sri Lanka December 1950 – October 1953
2 H.E. Shri C.C. Desai India October 1953 – November 1954
3 H.E. Haji Abus Sattar Saith Pakistan November 1954 – November 1955
4 Mr. J.D. De Fretes Indonesia November 1955 – January 1957
5 Mr. Raju Commaraswamy Sri Lanka December 1957 – January 1959
6 H.E. Shri Y.D. Gundevia India January 1959 – December 1959
7 H.E. Mirza Hamid Hussain Pakistan December 1959 – March 1961
8 H.E. Asa Bafgih Indonesia March 1961 – January 1962
9 H.E. Situ Dr. Htin Aung Burma January 1962 – September 1962
10 H.E. Eduardo L. Rosal Philippines September 1962 – February 1964
11 Mr. Tilak E. Gooneratne Sri Lanka February 1962 – May 1965
12 H.E. Dr. Bhim Sen Sachar India May 1965 – February 1966
13 H.E. Enver Murad Pakistan February 1966 – March 1967
14 H.E. Wunna Kyaw Htin Sao Boonwaat Burma March 1967 – November 1967
15 H.E. U. Ba Lwin Burma January 1957 – December 1957
16 H.E. Yusup R. Abubaker Philippines November 1967 – January 1969
17 H.E. Enche Mohamed Sopiee Malaysia January 1969 – January 1970
18 H.E. Abdoel Hamid Indonesia January 1970 – March 1971
19 H.E. Ahmed Hilmy Didi Maldives March 1971 – June 1971
20 Dr. H.A. De S. Gunesekera Sri Lanka July 1971 – July 1972
21 H.E. M.S. Shaikh Pakistan November 1972 – March 1973
22 H.E. Shri Y.K. Puri India July 1972 – November 1972
23 H.E. U Ohn Khin Burma March 1973 – April 1974
24 H.E. Librado D. Cayco Philippines April 1974 – May 1975
25 H.E. Mustapha bin Dato Mahmud Malaysia May 1975 – June 1976
26 H.E. Adlinsjah Jenie Indonesia June 1977 – October 1977
27 H.E. Justice Abdul Hakim Bangladesh October 1977 – April 1978
28 H.E. Shri Gurbachan Singh * India June 1976 – June 1977
29 Dr. Lal Jayawardena Sri Lanka February 1978 – April 1978
30 H.E. Adlinsjah Jenie * Indonesia May 1978 – April 1979
31 H.E. Ms. Ampha Bhadranawik Thailand April 1979 – April 1980
32 H.E. Dr. Young Kyo Yoon Republic of Korea April 1980 – April 1981
33 H.E. Thomas Abraham India April 1981 – April 1982
34 H.E. U Maung Maung Gyi Burma April 1982 – April 1983
35 H.E. Bahktiar Ali Pakistan April 1983 – June 1984
36 H.E. Anthony K.S. Yeo Malaysia June 1984 – June 1985
37 H.E. Suffri Jusuf Indonesia June 1985 – June 1986
38 H.E. A.S. Noor Mohammad Bangladesh June 1986 – June 1987
39 H.E. Ahmed Abdullah Maldives June 1987 – June 1988
40 H.E. Antonio L. Ramirez Philippines June 1988 – September 1988
41 Mr. Ronnie Weerakoon Sri Lanka September 1988 – June 1989
42 H.E. Shri L.L. Mehrotra India June 1989 – June 1990
43 H.E. Apinan Pavanarith Thailand June 1990 – July 1991
44 H.E. Abdolreza Faraji-Rad Islamic Republic of Iran July 1991 – July 1992
45 H.E. Hoon Chang Republic of Korea July 1992 – July 1993
46 H.E. Kadir Deen Malaysia July 1993 – July 1994
46 H.E. Tariq Altaf Pakistan July 1994 – July 1995
48 H.E. U Soe Myint Myanmar July 1995 – July 1996
49 H.E. Junizar Jacub Indonesia July 1996 – July 1997
50 H.E. Masum Ahmed Chowdhury Bangladesh July 1997 – July 1998
51 H.E. Nilamber Acharya Nepal July 1998 – July 1999
52 H.E. Alireza M. Alamoti Islamic Republic of Iran July 1999 – July 2000
53 H.E. Mohammad Saleh Indonesia July 2000 – July 2001
54 H.E. Seiichiro Otsuka Japan July 2001 – July 2002
55 H.E. Lee Nam-Soo Republic of Korea July 2002 – July 2003
56 H.E. Iskandar Sarudin Malaysia July 2003 – July 2004
57 H.E. Raashida Yoosuf Maldives July 2004 – October 2004
58 H.E. Mohamed Asim Maldives December 2004 – October 2005
59 H.E. Durga Prasad Bhattarai Nepal October 2005 – October 2006
60 H.E. Shahzad A Chaudhry Pakistan November 2006-November 2007
61 Deshamanya Prof. W.D. Lakshman Sri Lanka November 2007 – November 2008
62 H.E. Mr. Thinakorn Kanasuta Thailand November 2008 – November 2009
63 H. E. Ms. Patricia Butenis United States of America November 2009 to November 2010
64 H.E. Ms. Kathy Klugman Australia November 2010 to November 2011
65 H.E. Mahbub-Uz-Zaman People’s Republic of Bangladesh November 2011 to December 2012
66 H.E. Ashok K Kantha India December 2012 to May 2013
67 H.E. Harimawan Suyitno Indonesia November 2013 to November 2014
68 H.E. Nobuhito Hobo

H.E. Kenichi Suganuma

Japan November 2014 to June 2015

June 2015 to December 2015

69
H.E. Chang Won-Sam Republic of Korea December 2015 to November 2016

 

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