Bureau of the Governing Council

As per Statute of the Centre, for each session of the Governing Council a President and three Vice-Presidents are elected. These office bearers constitute the Bureau of the Governing Council. 

The current office bearers of the 13th Governing Council are:

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President Mr. Daan du Toit (South Africa)
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Vice-President

Prof. Ashutosh Sharma (India)

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Vice-President

Dato' Dr. Mohd. Azhar Bin Hj Yahaya (Malaysia)

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Vice-President Prof. Dr. Anwar Salem Hasmy Aguilar (Venezuela)

The Bureau of the GC, if required, may meet in between the GC meetings. Thus in order to review the programmes and activities of the Centre, the Bureau held its interim meetings in New Delhi in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999 and 2003, in Colombia in 1997, in Indonesia in 2000, in Mauritius in 2001, in Sri Lanka in 2004 and 2010, in Cuba in 2006, in Zambia in 2008, in Nepal in 2012, in Zimbabwe in 2014, in Uganda in 2015 and in Egypt in 2016.

Former Presidents of the Governing Council

Since the establishment of the NAM S&T Centre, the office of the President of the Governing Council has been held by:

 

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Dr. M.Y. Saada (Egypt) : From March 1989 - November 1999
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Mr. M. Fazlur Rahman (Bangladesh) : From November 1999 - December 2002
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Prof. Dr. Fawzi A.A. Elrefaie (Egypt): : From December 2002 - November 2005
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Prof. Carunia M. Firdausy (Indonesia) : From November 2005 - November 2009
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Prof. Mohamed Tarek Hussein (Egypt) : From November 2009 - May 2010
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Prof. Maged Al-Sherbiny (Egypt) : From May 2010 - September 2013
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Mr. Mmboneni Muofhe (South Africa)   From September 2013 - May 2014