Council Presidents

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