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. Serajul Huq Khan
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 Dr. Alejandro Olaya Davila
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 H.E. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
101 El-Kasr El-Aini St
Cairo
Arab Republic of Egypt.Tel.: (+20-2) 27926693
Fax: (+20-2) 27927812
URL: www.asrt.sci.eg/ar/
Prof. Hazem Mansour
Assistant Minister
Ministry of Higher
Education and Scientific
Research
101, Al-Kasre El-Einy Street
Cairo
Arab Republic of Egypt
Tel.: (+20-2) 2792-1282(4)
Fax: (+20-2) 2792-1280
Gambia H.E. Dr. Badara Joof
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education, Research,
Science and Technology
Futurelec Building, Bertil Harding Highway, Kotu
Republic of The GambiaTel.: (+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 GhanaTel.: (+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 IranTel: +9821-82234000
Fax: +9821-82234008
Email: minister@msrt.ir; cisc@msrt.ir
URL: www.msrt.ir
Dr. M. Molanejad
Acting President for
International Cooperation
Iranian Research
Organization for Science & Technology (IROST)
No. 71, Sh. Mousavi St., Enghelab Ave.
P.O. Box 15815-3538
Tehran 15819
Islamic Republic of Iran.Tel.: (+98-21) 88826830 (D), 8828051-7, 88838336,
88922233
Fax: (+98-21) 88838328, 88838341
Mobile: (+98-912) 3439041
Email:
mmolanezhad@yahoo.com
Jamaica Hon. Dr. Andrew Wheatley
Minister
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining
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. Sagada Yerlan Kenzhegalievich
Minister
Ministry of Education and Science
010000, Astana, 11, Beibitshilik str.
Astana, Republic of KazakhstanTel: (+7-7172) 742428, 742425, 742428, 742416
Fax: (+7-7172) 742416
Email: info@edu.gov.kz
URL: www.edu.gov.kz
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. Mr. Mohamed Hassad
Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research
Rue Idrissi Al Akbar, Hassan, B.P: 4500 Rabat
Kingdom of Morocco.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
Shehu Shagari Way, Central
Business Area, Abuja
Federal Republic of Nigeria.Tel: (+234-803) 6182224
Email: nabasubb@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 NigeriaURL:
www.scienceandtech.gov.ng
Email: yomi_za@yahoo.com
Pakistan Ms. Yasmin Masood        (Chairperson)
Federal Secretary
Ministry of Science and Technology
Government of Pakistan
Constitution Avenue, G-5/2,
Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Tel.: (+92-51) 9210208/ 9203416
Fax: (+92-51) 9205376
Email: secymost@most.gov.pk
URL: www.most.gov.pk
Mr. Zafar Iqbal
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. Sabri Saidam
Minister
Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Headquarters – Ramallah – Masyoun – Near the Water Authority
The State of PalestineTel: (+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. Mary Teuw Niane
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) 8497552
Fax: (+221 33) 8224563
URL: www.recherche.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. Mr. Abdi Dahir Osman
Minister of Education
Ministry of Education, Culture and
Higher Education
Federal Republic of Somalia
Sri Lanka Hon. (Dr.) Sarath Amunugama
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
Mrs. Sandhya Wijayabandara
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. Tahani Abd Allah Atia
Minister
Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Government of Sudan
P. O. Box 7379
Khartoum 11123, Republic of the SudanTel.: (+249 187) 173700
Fax: (+249 187) 177777
Prof. Zuhair Al Fadil Al Abjar
Secretary General
Ministry of Science andCommunications
Government of Sudan
Khartoum, Republic
of the Sudan.
Tel.: (+249-18) 3472360
Email:
zuhairabjar@hotmail.com
Syria H.E. Dr. Atef Nadav
Minister
Ministry of Higher Education
Mezzeh Gamarik Square, P.O. Box 9251
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic.Tel: (+963-11) 2129860-3, 2119865
Fax: (+963-11) 2128649, 2128919
URL: www.mohe.gov.sy
Mr. Samer Al-Belal
Director
International Cooperation
Ministry of Higher Education
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic.
Tel.: (+963-11) 2119867
Fax: (+963-11) 2130443
Cell: (+963-944) 810938
Email:
samerbelal@hotmail.com
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 H.E. Prof. Hasan Mandal
President
The Scientific and Technological Research
Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara,
Republic of Turkey
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
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