Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS)

CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE

MEMBERS AND LIAISON OFFICERS OF THE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE

The members of the Committee are the national scientific policy-making government institutions in Member States of COMSATS, dubbed as its ‘Focal Points’. The Chairman of the Consultative Committee is the ex-officio Focal Point of the host country, while the Executive Director COMSATS serves as the Secretary to the Committee.

The national focal points of COMSATS and, in some cases, their appointed Liaison Officers are listed below:

Country Focal Point Liaison Officer
Bangladesh Hon. Architect Yafesh Osman
Minister
Ministry of Science and Technology
Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka-1000
People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Tel.: (+880-2) 9511066
Fax: (+880-2) 7169606; 9552323
Email: minister@most.gov.bd
URL: www.most.gov.bd
Md. Anwar Hossain
Secretary (Incharge)
Ministry of Science and Technology
Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka-1000
People’s Republic of
Bangladesh.
Tel. ( +880-2) 9540144
Fax: (+880-2) 9576538
Email: secretary@most.gov.bd
URL: www.most.gov.bd
China H.E. Mr. Wang Zhigang
Minister
Ministry of Science and Technology
15B, Fu Xing Rd, Beijing 100862,
People’s Republic of China.
Tel.: (+86-10) 58881320, 58881321
Fax: (+86-10) 58881304
URL: www.most.gov.cn

Ms Yang Xuemei

Director
Division of International Organizations and Conferences
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Science and Technology
15B, Fu Xing Rd Beijing 100862
People’s Republic of China
Tel.: (+86-10) 5888-1323
Fax: (+86-10) 5888-1324
Email: yangxm@most.cn
URL: www.cistc.gov.cn
Ms. LI Wenjing
Coordinator
Division of International Organizations and
Conferences
Department of
International Cooperation
Ministry of Science and Technology
15B, Fu Xing Rd Beijing
100862
People’s Republic of China
Tel.: (+86-10) 5888-1323
Fax: (+86-10) 5888-1324
Email: 853134596@qq.com
URL: www.cistc.gov.cn
Colombia H.E Dr. Diego Fernando Hernandez Losada
Director General
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia,
Tecnología e Innovación – COLCIENCIAS
Carrera 7B Bis # 132-28
Bogotá D.C., Republic of Colombia.
Tel: (+57-1) 6258480 ext. 2109
Fax: (+57-1) 6258481
Email: contacto@colciencias.gov.co
URL: www.colciencias.gov.co

Dr. Alexis De Greiff

Deputy Director Strategic Programs
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación – COLCIENCIAS
Apartado Aéreo: 051580
Carrera 7B Bis # 132-28 Bogotá, D.C.
Republic of Colombia.
Tel.: (+57-1) 6258480 Ext. 2109
Fax: (+57-1) 6251788
E-mail: ahdegreiffa@colciencias.gov.co
URL: www.colciencias.gov.co
Egypt Prof. Dr. Mahmoud M. Sakr
President
the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology
101 El-Kasr El-Aini St
Cairo
Arab Republic of Egypt.
Tel.: (+20-2) 27921285-6
Fax: (+20-2) 27921270
Email: msakr@asrt.sci.eg
URL: www.asrt.sci.eg
Mrs. Abeer M. Attia
Supervisor
International Organizations Department, The Scientific Relations
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology
101 El-Kasr El-Aini St. PO: 11516
Cairo, Egypt
Tel: (+20-2) 27944351
Fax: (+20-2) 27921270
Email: attia_abeer@yahoo.com; attiaabeer6@gmail.com
URL: www.asrt.sci.eg
Gambia H.E. Dr. Badara Joof
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education, Research,
Science and Technology
Futurelec Building,
Bertil Harding Highway, Kotu
Republic of The Gambia
Tel.: (+220-44) 66752
Fax: (+220-44) 65408
URL: www.moherst.gov.gm
Ghana H.E. Prof. Dr. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology
and Innovation
P.O Box M 232, Accra,
Republic of Ghana
Tel.: (+233-302) 666094, 662264, 660005
Fax: (+233-302) 688913
URL: www.mest.gov.gh
Mrs Levina Owusu
Acting Chief Director
Ministry of Environment,
Science, Technology
and Innovation
P.O Box 232, Accra
Republic of Ghana
Tel.: (+233-302) 666049, 662264
Fax: (+233-302) 666828
Email: salasung2@yahoo.com
Iran H. E. Dr Mansour Gholami
Minister
Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Ustad Nejatullahi Ave., Central Building
Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
Tel: +9821-82234000
Fax: +9821-82234008
Email: minister@msrt.ir; cisc@msrt.ir
URL: www.msrt.ir
Dr. Alireza ALLAHYARI
General Director for International Cooperation and Khwarizmi Awards
Iranian Research
Organization for Science & Technology (IROST)
Sh. Ehsani Rad St., Enqelab St., Parsa Sq., Ahmadabad Mostoufi Rd., Azadegan Highway, P. O. Box 33535-111,
Tehran 33131-93685
Islamic Republic of Iran.
Tel.: (+98-21) 56276345
Mobile : (+98-912)4590061
Fax: (+98-21) 56276345
Email: int@irost.ir; allahyari@irost.ir
URL: http://en.irost.org
Jamaica Honourable Fayval Williams
Minister
Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology
PCJ Building, 36 Trafalgar Road
Kingston 10
Jamaica, West Indies.Tel.: (+876) 929-8990-9
Fax: (+876)960-1623
Email: info@mstem.gov.jm
URL: www.mstem.gov.jm
Jordan Dr. Khaled Elshuraydeh
Secretary General
Higher Council for Science and
Technology (HCST)
P.O.Box: 36 Jubeiha
Amman 11941, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.Tel.: (+962-6) 5335282
Fax: (+962-6) 5340589
Email: shrydeh@hcst.gov.jo
URL: www.hcst.gov.jo
Eng. Omar Amawi
Director,
Department of Policies & Scientific
Projects Management and
Acting Director,
International Cooperation Department
Department Head, Scientific Polices and
Strategic Planning Department
Higher Council for Science &
Technology (HCST)
P.O.Box: 36 Jubeiha
Amman 11941,
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Tel: (+962-6) 5335288,
5340401 Ext. 267
Fax: (+962-6) 5340589
Email: omaramawi@hotmail.com
URL: www.hcst.gov.jo
Kazakhstan H.E. Mr. Askhat Aymagambetov
Ministry of Education and Science
010000, Astana,
8, Mangylyk El str., Astana,
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel.: (+7-7172) 742428, 742425, 742428, 742416
Fax: (+7-7172) 742416
Email: press@edu.gov.kz
URL: www.edu.gov.kz
Mr. Tlekkabul Ramazanov
Vice-Rector for Research & Innovations
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
050040, 71, al-Farabi Ave., Almaty,
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: (+7-727) 377 33 33 ext. 1122, +7 727 377 31 89
Fax: +7 727 377 31 89
URL: www.kaznu.kz/en

Korea (DPR)
Mr. Jang Chol
President
State Academy of Sciences
Kwahak-1 Dong, Unjong District
Pyongyang,
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Morocco H. E. Professor Saaid Amzazi
Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research
Rue Idrissi Al Akbar, Hassan, B.P: 4500 Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco.
Tel.: (+212-537) 771822/23/25
Fax: (+212-537) 687255
Email: contact@men.gov.ma
URL: www.men.gov.ma
Dr. Anass Bennani
Chef de Cabinet du
Ministre de l’
Enseignement Supérieur,
de la Recherche
Scientifique et de la
Formation des Cadres
Rue Idrissi Al Akbar,
Hassan, B.P: 4500 Rabat
Kingdom of Morocco.
Tel : (+212-537) 217539
/ (+212-661) 515899
Fax : (+212-537) 217538
Email:
anassbennani@gmail.com;
a.bennani@enssup.gov.ma
URL: www.enssup.gov.ma
Nigeria Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu, mni
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Science & Technology Federal Secretariat Complex Phase ll
(Buliet Building), Blocks D & E, P. M. B 331, Garki Post Office ShehuShagari Way,
Central Business Area, Abuja
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Tel.: (+234-803) 6182224
Email: bbnabasu@yahoo.com
URL: www.scienceandtech.gov.ng
Pharm. Abayomi Oguntunde
Director
Bioresources Technology Research & Development
Department of Bioresources Development
Federal Ministry of Science & Technology
Federal Secretariat Complex
Phase ll (Buliet Building), Block E,
Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Email: yomi_za@yahoo.com
URL: www.scienceandtech.gov.ng
Pakistan Chaudhry Fawad Hussain (Chairperson)
Federal Minister
Ministry of Science and Technology
Government of Pakistan
Constitution Avenue, G-5/2,
Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Tel.: (+92-51) 9202790 / 9208026
Fax: (+92-51) 9204541
Email: minister@most.gov.pk
URL: www.most.gov.pk
Mr. Zain-ul-Abadin
Deputy Scientific Adviser (IL)
Ministry of Science and Technology
Government of Pakistan
Constitution Avenue, G-5/2,
Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Tel.: (+92-51) 9202225
Fax: (+92-51) 9204711
Palestine H.E. Dr. Marwan Awartani
Minister
Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Headquarters – Ramallah – Masyoun – Near the Water Authority
The State of Palestine
Tel: (+970) 22983200
Fax: (+970) 22983222
Email: moe.office.p@gmail.com
URL: www.moehe.gov.ps
Philippines Hon. Fortunato T. De La Peña
Secretary
Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
DOST Building, Gen. Santos Avenue
Bicutan, Taguig City
Metro Manila 1631
Republic of the Philippines.
Tel.: (+63-2) 8372939
Fax: (+63-2) 8372937
Email: ftdelapena@dost.gov.ph
URL: www.dost.gov.ph
Dr. Carol M. Yorobe
Undersecretary for Scientific and Technical Services
2nd Floor, DOST Main Building,
DOST Complex
General Santos Avenue, Bicutan
Taguig City, Philippines.
Tel: (+63-2) 837 7494
Fax: (+63-2) 837 2071 local 2530
Email: cmyorobe@dost.gov.ph; dostousecsts@gmail.com
URL: www.dost.gov.ph
Senegal Hon. Cheikh Oumar ANNE
Minister
Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur,
des Universités, des Centres Universitaires
Régionaux et de la Recheche Scientifique
Building Administratif, 5ème Etage –
Aile droite BP 36005, Dakar,
Republic of Senegal.
Tel: (221-33) 889 81 31
Fax: (221-33) 822 45 63
Tel.: (+221-33) 8497552
Fax: (+221-33) 8224563
URL: www.mesr.gouv.sn
Professeur Tahir DIOP
Conseiller Technique N°1
Ministère de l’Enseignement
Supérieur,
des Universités, des Centres Univrsitaires
et de la Recherche Scientifique
Building Administratif – 5ème Etage –
BP: 36005 – Dakar –
Republic of Senegal
Tel.: (+221-33) 849 7143 /33 849 7552
Fax: (+221-33) 33 822 45 63
Email : tdiopa@yahoo.fr
URL: www.recherche.gouv.sn
Somalia H.E. Abdullahi Godah Barre
Minister
Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education
Government of Somalia
P.O. Box 1182 Mogadishu
Federal Republic of Somalia
Tel: (+252 1) 653919
Fax: (+252 8) 73150162
Sri Lanka Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe
Minister
Ministry of Science, Technology and Research
3rd Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage I
Battaramulla
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Tel: (+94) 112 879 410
Fax: (+94) 112 879 412
Email: info@mostr.gov.lk
URL: www.mostr.gov.lk
Mr. Chinthaka S. Lokuhetti
Secretary
Ministry of Science, Technology and Research
3rd Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage I
Battaramulla
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Tel: (+94) 112 879 410
Fax: (+94) 112 879 412
Email: info@mostr.gov.lk
URL: www.mostr.gov.lk
Sudan H. E. Dr. Intisar Sigheiroun Alezein
Minister
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Government of Sudan
Khartoum, Sudan
Email: info@mohe.gov.sd
Prof. Zuhair Al Fadil Al Abjar
Secretary General
Ministry of Science and Communications
Government of Sudan
Khartoum, Republic
of the Sudan.
Tel.: (+249-18) 3472360
Email:
zuhairabjar@hotmail.com
Syria Prof. Dr. Bassam Ibrahim
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education
Mezzeh Gamarik Square, P.O. Box 9251
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic.
Tel:(+963-11) 213 3120, 2129907
Fax: : (+963-11) 2127550
Email: minister@moh.gov.sy
URL: www.mohe.gov.sy
Prof. Dr. Khalil Ajami
President of Syrian Virtual University
Ministry of Higher Education building
Mezzeh Gamarik Square, Palestine Street, P.O.Box: 35329
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Tel.: (+963-11) 21499530, 21499531,
Cell: (+963-933) 575859, (963-930) 313131
Fax: (+963-11) 21499534
E-mail: khajami@svuonline.org , svu_president@svuonline.org
URL: www.svuonline.org
Tanzania Hon. Prof. Joyce Ndalichako
Minister
Minister of Education, Science & Technology
Block 10
College of Business Studies and Law
University of Dodoma
P.O.Box 10
Dodoma, TanzaniaPhone: +255 26 296 3533
Email: info@moe.go.tz
URL: www.moe.go.tz
Dr. Amos Muhunda Nungu
Acting Director General
Tanzanian Commission for
Science & Technology (COSTECH)
Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road,
P.O. Box 4302, Bagamoyo Road,
Dar es Salaam,
The United Republic of Tanzania.
Email: anungu@costech.or.tz
URL: www.costech.or.tz
Tunisia Professor Slim Khalbous
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Avenue Ouled Haffouz – 1030 Tunis
Republic of Tunisia.Tel.: (+216-71) 786300
Fax: (+216-71) 801701
URL: www.mes.tn
Turkey Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal
President
The Scientific and Technological Research
Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara,
Republic of Turkey
E-mail: hmandal@tubitak.gov.tr
URL: www.tubitak.gov.tr/en
Dr. Orkun Hasekioglu
The Scientific and Technological Research
Council of Turkey (TUBITAK),
Ankara, Republic of Turkey
E-mail: orkun.hasekioglu@tubitak.gov.tr
URL: www.tubitak.gov.tr/en
Uganda Dr. Peter Ibale Ndemere
Executive Secretary
Uganda National Council for Science & Technology
Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box 6884
Kampala,
Republic of Uganda.Tel.: (+256-414) 705500/ (+256 312) 314800
Fax: (+256-414) 234579
Email: info@uncst.go.ug
URL: www.uncst.go.ug
Mr. Ismail Barugahara
Head Science, Technology and Policy Coordination Division
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Plot 3/5/7 Nasser Road
P.O. Box 6884, Kampala
Republic of Uganda.Tel.: (+256-414) 705500 / 250499
Fax: (+256-414) 234579
Email: info@uncst.go.ug
URL: uncst.go.ug
Yemen Prof. Dr. Hussein Basalamah
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Sana’a, Republic of Yemen
Zimbabwe Hon. Prof Amon Murwira
Minister
Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education,
Science and Technology Development
17th Floor, Livingstone House, 48 Samora Machel Ave, Harare,
Republic of ZimbabweTel.: (+263-4) 794101; 794117; 794129
Fax: (+263-4) 794175; 734986
URL: www.mhtestd.gov.zw
Professor Mqhele E. Dlodlo
Vice Chancellor
National University of Science and Technology
Cnr. Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue
P.O. Box AC 939 Ascot
Bulawayo, Republic of Zimbabwe.Tel: +263-9-282842, ext. 2001
Fax: (+263-9) 286803
Email: vice-chancellor@nust.ac.zw
URL: www.nust.ac.zw