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Members Governments of 19 countries

Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Iran Islamic Rep, Korea DPR, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand. Australasia/Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa.

Structure
Commission Sessions (annual). Executive Committee, consisting of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, 3 members elected by the members annually from among themselves and (ex officio) immediate Past Chairman. Senior Animal Production and Health Officer of FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) (our ref E0151) is Secretary of both the Commission and the Executive Committee.

Delegates & Focal Points:

Australia

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Mark Schipp 
Chief Veterinary Officer (Australia)
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
7 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2600
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia
Tel: +61 2 6272 4644
Fax: +61 2 6272 3150
Mobile: +61 439 605 503
mark.schipp@agriculture.gov.au

National Focal Point
Dr. Mark Schipp 
Chief Veterinary Officer (Australia)
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
7 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2600
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia
Tel: +61 2 6272 4644
Fax: +61 2 6272 3150
Mobile: +61 439 605 503
mark.schipp@agriculture.gov.au

Bangladesh

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Md Ainul Haque
Director General 
Department of Livestock Services
Krishi Khamar Sarak,
Farmgate, Dhaka 1215
Bangladesh

Tel: 880-2-811-5532 
Fax: 880-2-911-0326
Email: dgdls@dotbd.comdg_dls@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. A.K.M. Golam Kadir
Assistant Director
(Animal Health and Administration) 
Department of Livestock Services
Krishi Khamar Sarak 
Farmgate, Dhaka 1215
Bangladesh

Tel: 880-2-911-5968 
Fax: 880-2-911-4587
Email: dgdls@dotbd.com

Bhutan

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Tashi Samdup 
Director-General 
Department of Livestock (DoL)
P.O Box 113; Ministry
of Agriculture & Forests
Thimphu, BHUTAN
Tel: 975-2-323-146, 322-418
Fax: 975-2-322-904
Email: c/o Dr. Naiten Wangchuk:
tashi_samdup2001@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. Naiten Wangchuk
Chief Livestock Officer
Livestock Production Division
Department of Livestock
Ministry of Agriculture and Forest
Post Box 252
Thimphu, Bhutan
Mobile contact: 0097517666061
Direct no: 009752335401
Tel: 975-2-322-418
Fax: 975-2-322-904
Email: naitenw@gmail.com

India

Permanent Delegate
Prof Suresh S Honnappagol
Animal Husbandry Commissioner
Department of Animal Husbandry,
DADF, Ministry of Agricultur
Government of India
Krishi Bhawan
New Delhi 110 001
India
Tel: 91-11-233-84146
Fax: 91-11-233-82192
Email: sskvafsu@yahoo.co.in

National Focal Point
Prof Suresh S Honnappagol
Animal Husbandry Commissioner
Department of Animal Husbandry,
DADF, Ministry of Agriculture
Government of India
Krishi Bhawan
New Delhi 110 001
India
Tel: 91-11-233-84146
Fax: 91-11-233-82192
Email: asinghnanda@gmail.com

Indonesia

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Syukur Iwantoro 
Director-General 
Directerate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services 
Ministry of Agriculture Build. C, Fl. 6 , 
Wing A Jl. Harsono RM No. 3 
Jakarta Selatan 
Indonesia 12550 
Tel: 62 21 781 5580 
Fax.: 62 21 781 5581 
Email: syukur.deptan@gmail.com 
his secretary: suhaedy@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. Syukur Iwantoro
Executive Secretary
Director-General
Directerate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services
Ministry of Agriculture
Build. C, Fl. 6 , Wing A
Jl. Harsono RM No. 3
Jakarta Selatan
Indonesia 12550
Tel: 62 21 781 5580
Fax.: 62 21 781 5581
Email: syukur.deptan@gmail.com
his secretary: suhaedy@yahoo.com

Iran

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Mehdi Khalaj
Head of Iran Veterinary Organization 
Ministry of Jihad-E-Agriculture Vali Asr Avenru, Seyd Jamaledin Asad Abadi Street 
Tehran 6349, Islamic Republic of Iran. 
Tehran
Iran
Tel: 98-21-88957007
Fax: 98-21-88950864
Email: ivohead@ivo.ir and int.affairs@ivo.ir

National Focal Point
Dr. Mehdi Khalaj
Head of Iran Veterinary Organization 
Ministry of Jihad-E-Agriculture Vali Asr Avenru, Seyd Jamaledin Asad Abadi Street 
Tehran 6349, Islamic Republic of Iran. 
Tehran
Iran
Tel: 98-21-88957007
Fax: 98-21-88950864
Email: ivohead@ivo.ir and int.affairs@ivo.ir

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

APHCA Permanent Delegate in DPR Korea
Mr. Ri Su Yong
Director, Management Bureau of Livestock
of Ministry of Agriculture, DPRK
Tel: 850 2 18111 (ext: 341-8278)
Fax: 850 2 381 4410
Email: moaecd@silibank.net.kp
Address: MoA building, Jungsong-dong,
Sungri Street, Central District,
DPR Korea

National Focal Point
c/o FAO Representative Office in DPR Korea
Pyongyang
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
E-mail: il.kim@fao.org  

Lao

Permanent Delegate
Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay
Director General
Department of Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
P.O. Box 811
Vientiane
Lao PDR
Tel: 856-21-416-932
Tel: 856-20-554-0026 (Mobile)
Fax: 856-21-415-674
Email: eulaodlf@laotel.com,
B.Khouang@yahoo.com,
lao_dlfmaf@yahoo.com
laodlf@gmail.com

National Focal Point
Mr. Nivath Phanaphet
Assistant Director of Technical Division
Department of Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 
PO Box. 811
Vientiane 
Lao PDR
Tel: 856-21-415-674, 216-380
Fax: 856-21-415-674
Email: laodlf@gmail.com

Malaysia

Permanent Delegate
Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Bin Hassan Nizam
Director General
Chief Veterinary Officer 
Department of Veterinary Services Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Podium Block 4G1, 
Wisma Tani, N°28 Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 
62630 Putrajaya
Malaysia
Tel: 60-3-888-88170
Fax: 60-3-888-86051
Email: quaza@dvs.gov.my

National Focal Point
Dr. Mohamad Azmie Zakaria
Director General
Chief Veterinary Officer 
Department of Veterinary Services Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Podium Block 4G1, 
Wisma Tani, N°28 Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 
62630 Putrajaya
Malaysia
Tel: 60-3-888-88170
Email: azmie@dvs.gov.my

Mongolia

Permanent Delegate
Dr Batsaikhan Sodnom
Deputy Director General
General Authority for Veterinary Services Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry
Room 22, Government Building No9, Peace Avenue 16a, Bayanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar-210349,
Mongolia
Tel: (976)-51-261642
Email: batsaikhan@vet.gov.mn,
vetsermongolia@magicnet.mn

National Focal Points
Dr Batsaikhan Sodnom
Deputy Director General
General Authority for Veterinary Services Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry
Room 22, Government Building No9, Peace Avenue 16a, Bayanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar-210349,
Mongolia
Tel: (976)-51-261642
Email: batsaikhan@vet.gov.mn,
vetsermongolia@magicnet.mn

Myanmar

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Ye Tun Win
Director General 
Livestock Breeding and
Veterinary Department (LBVD)
Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries 
Insein, Yangon
Myanmar 10001
Tel: 95-1-642-453, 640-817
Fax: 95-1-642-927, 228-258 ,640-032
Email: lbvd@mptmail.net.mm

National Focal Points
Dr. Ye Tun Win
Deputy Director (Planing)
Livestock Breeding and 
Veterinary Department (LBVD)
Ministry of Livestock and Fisherics
Insein, Yangon 
Myanmar 10001
Tel: 95-1-640-032
Fax: 95-1-228-258 , 640-032
Email: lbvd@mptmail.net.mm

Nepal

Permanent Delegate
Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal
Director General 
Department of Livestock Services
Hariharbhawan
Lalitpur, Kathmandu 
Nepal
Tel: 977-1-552-2056
Fax: 977-1-554-2915
Email: premy_np@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. Bijaya Kumar Shrestha
Asst. Veterinary Officer 
Planning Section
Department of Livestock Services
Lalitpur Bhawan, 
Nepal
Tel: 977-1-552-5478
Fax: 977-1-554-2915
Email: dls@ntc.net.np

Pakistan

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Muhammad Akram
Assistant Animal Husbandry Commissioner (Livestock Wing)
Ministry of National Food Security & Research
Room No. 813, Shaheed e Millat Secretariat, Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 51 9221357
Mobile: +92 (321) 6976036
Fax: +92 51 920 6303
Email: muhannadakram422@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. Muhammad Akram
Assistant Animal Husbandry Commissioner (Livestock Wing)
Ministry of National Food Security & Research
Room No. 813, Shaheed e Millat Secretariat, Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 51 9221357
Mobile: +92 (321) 6976036
Fax: +92 51 920 6303
Email: muhannadakram422@yahoo.com  

 

Papua New Guinea

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Nime Kotrann Kapo, BVSc, MTVSc
Chief Veterinary Officer & Chief Quarantine Officer (Animals)
National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority Veterinary Services
P.O. Box 741 Port Moresby, National Capital District
Papua New Guinea

Tel: 675-325-9977, 311-2100
Fax: 675-325-9310, 325-1673, 325-1847
Email: cvovet@online.net.pg,nkapo@naqia.gov.pg
nkapo@naqia.gov.pg

National Focal Point
Dr. Nime Kotrann Kapo, BVSc, MTVSc
Chief Veterinary Officer & Chief Quarantine Officer (Animals)
National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority Veterinary Services
P.O. Box 741 Port Moresby, National Capital District
Papua New Guinea

Tel: 675-325-9977, 311-2100
Fax: 675-325-9310, 325-1673, 325-1847
Email: cvovet@online.net.pg,nkapo@naqia.gov.pg
nkapo@naqia.gov.pg

Philippines

Permanent Delegate
Dr Enrico P. Garzon, Jr.
Chief Veterinary Officer
Assistant Secretary for Livestock
Department of Agriculture
Elliptical Road, Diliman
Quezon City 1100
Philippines
Tel: 63-2-929-6860
Email: epigarzon11@gmail.com

 

National Focal Point
Dr. Ronnie D. Domingo, DVM, MSc
Office-in-Charge, Director
Bureau of Animal Industry
Department of Agriculture
Visayas Avenue, Diliman
Quezon City 1100
Philippines
Tel: 63-2-926-6883
Email: bai_dir@yahoo.com

Samoa

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Leota Laumata Pelesa
Assistance Chief Executive Officer
Animal Production & Health Division
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
PO Box 1874
Apia, Samoa
Email: leota.pelesa@maf.gov.ws

National Focal Point
Dr. Orange Renee
Principal Animal Health Officer
Animal Production & Health Division
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
PO Box 1874
Apia, Samoa
Tel: +685 21052 / 26529
Fax: +685 26532
renee.orange@maf.gov.ws

Sri Lanka

Permanent Delegate
Dr. Gamini Ratnayake
Director General
Dept. of Animal Production and Health
P.O. Box 13,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka
Tel: 0094-081-2388-195
Fax: 0094-081-2388-619
Mobile: 0094-077-2672-008
Email: gamini_ratnayake@yahoo.com

National Focal Point
Dr. Gamini Ratnayake 
Director General
Dept. of Animal Production and Health
P.O. Box 13,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka
Tel: 0094-081-2388-195
Fax: 0094-081-2388-619
Mobile: 0094-077-2672-008
Email: gamini_ratnayake@yahoo.com

Thailand

Permanent Delegate
Dr Sorravis Thaneto
Director General
Department of Livestock
Development Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives,
Phya Thai Road
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
Tel: 66-2-653-4444 Ext. 1111
Fax: 66-2-653-4900
Email: dg@dld.go.th

 

National Focal Point
Dr. Somchuan Ratanamongklanon
Senior Veterinary Officer and Assist to Director General
Department of Livestock Development,
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, 
Phya Thai Road 
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
Tel: 66-2-653-4444 Ext. 1007
Fax: 66-2-653-4900
Email: somchuan.r@dld.go.th
CC: Inter_tech@dld.go.th