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38th ARCASIA Council Meeting Kathmandu, Nepal. 3rd - 4th November, 2017

The 38th ARCASIA Council Meeting was held on the 3rd and 4th of November 2017, in Kathmandu, Nepal hosted by the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA). The meeting was chaired by the ARCASIA President, S.M. Jahangir Khan and conducted by the Honorary Secretary, Ramiz Baig.

The participants were actively engaged in the meeting which had a very extensive agenda. Apart from the regular proceedings, a few important elections took place, the results of which are the following:

1. Host City for the ARCASIA Forum 2019 – Institute of Architects, Bangladesh (IAB) for Dhaka, Bangladesh
2. President Elect – Ar. Rita Soh (SIA)
3. Chairman ACAE – Ar. Gyanendra Singh Shekhawat (IIA)
4. Chairman ACSR – Ar. Russell Dandeniya (SLIA)
5. Chairman ACGSA – Dr. Archawan Chutarut (ASA)
6. Chairman ACPP – Ar. Dilip Chandra Chatterjee (IIA)
7. Chairman ACYA – Ar. Ahmed Ridha Abdul Razak (PAM)


The 38th ARCASIA Council Meeting was attended by the Office Bearers and Committee Chairs of ARCASIA and a number of Official Delegates from 20 out of the 21 ARCASIA member institute. Only the Union of Mongolian Architects (UMA) was not represented.

Participants of the Council Meeting:

ARCASIA Office Bearers and Committee Chairs
1 Ar. S.M. Jahangir Khan President, ARCASIA Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP)
2 Ar. Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed VP Zone A, ARCASIA Institute of Architects Banglades (IAB)
3 Ar. Chan Eng Chye Theodore VP Zone B, ARCASIA Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA)
4 Ar. Nuno Soares VP Zone C, ARCASIA Architects Association of Macau (AAM)
5 Ar. Ramiz Baig Honorary Secretary, ARCASIA Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP)
6 Ar. Sannah Ejaz Honorary Treasurer, ARCASIA Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP)
7 Ar. Sathirut Nui Tandanand Immediate Past President, ARCASIA The Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage (ASA)
8 Ar. Tan Pei Ing Advisor, ARCASIA Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM)
9 Ar. George Kunihiro Advisor, ARCASIA Japan Institution of Architects (JIA)
10 Ar. Thirilogachandran Shanmugasundaram Chairman ACPP, ARCASIA Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM)
11 Ar. Debatosh Sahu Chairman ACGSA, ARCASIA The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)
12 Ar. Sudhir Balakrishnan Pillai Chairman ACSR, ARCASIA The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)
13 Ar. Rita Soh Chairman Fellowship, ARCASIA Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA)
14 Ar. Tan Szue Hann Chairman ACYA, ARCASIA Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA)


Past Chairman ARCASIA:
15 Ar. Ronald Poon Past Chairman ARCASIA The Hong Kong Institute of Architects


Official Delegates from ARCASIA Countries:

16

AAM

Ar. Ryan Leong, Official Delegate

Architects Association of Macau

17

Mr. Francisco Ricarte, Official Delegate

18

ALACE

Ar. Phonexay Southiphong, President, ALACE

Association of Lao Architects and Civil Engineers

19

Mrs. Vannapha Southiphong, Spouse, President, ALACE

20

Asist.Prof. Manorot Phinith, Official Delegate, ALACE

21

AMA

Ar. Maw Lin, Vice President, AMA

Association of Myanmar Architects

22

Ar. Htin Kyaw Myint, General Secretary, AMA

23

ASA

Mr. Ajaphol Dusitnanond, President, ASA

The Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage

24

Prof. Dr. Thana Chirapiwat, VP, ASA

25

ASC

Mr. Zhong Jishou, Secretary General, ASC

The Architectural Society of China

26

Mr. Wu Jiang, Executive Vice President of Tongji University, Delegate, ASC

27

BIA

Ar. Rebecca Gurung, Vice President, BIA

The Bhutan Institute of Architects

28

HKIA

Mr. Chen Marvin, President, HKIA

The Hong Kong Institute of Architects

29

Mr. Cheung Kong Yeung Thomas, DC, Board of External Affairs, HKIA

30

IAB

Ar. Kazi Golam Nasir, President, IAB

Institute of Architects, Bangladesh

31

Ar. Ehsan Khan, VP, IR, IAB

32

 

Ar. Ahmad Djuhara

Indonesian Institute of Architects

33

IAI

Ar. Endy Subijono

34

IAP

Ar. Ali Zafar Qazi, President, IAP

Institute of Architects Pakistan

35

Ar. Fawad Suhail Abbasi, Vice President, IAP

36

IIA

Ar. Divya Kush, President, IIA

The Indian Institute of Architects

37

Ar. Prakash Deshmukh, Delegate, IIA

38

JIA

Ar. Masaharu Rokushika, President, JIA

Japan Institution of Architects

39

Ar. Sumito Takashina, IRCC, JIA

40

KIRA

Ar. YOU, Seung Yeal

Korea Institute of Registered Architects

41

PAM

Ar. Ezumi Harzani Ismail – PAM President

Malaysian Institute of Architects (Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia)

42

Ar. (Dr.) Mohd Zulhemlee An – PAM Immediate Past President  

43

PUJA

Ar. YB Siti Rozaimeriyanty DSLJ Abd Rahman, President, PUJA

Pertubuhan Ukur Jurutera & Arkitex (Brunei)

44

Ar. Nina Hamid, Secretary, PUJA Architect Division

45

SIA

Rita Soh, Chairman Fellowship

Singapore Institute of Architects

46

SLIA

Ar. D H Wijewardene, President, SLIA

Sri Lanka Institute of Architects

47

Ar. Russell Dandeniya, VP, SLIA

48

SONA

Ar. Suman N. Vaidya, President, SONA

The Society of Nepalese Architects

49

Ar. Sudeep Sharma Paudyal, General Secretary, SONA

50

UAP

Ar. Gillermo H. Hisancha, President, UAP

United Architects of the Phillipines

51

Ar. Benjamin K. Panganiban, JR. Executive Vice President, UAP

52

VAA

Ar. NGUYEN VAN TAT Immediate Past VP, VAA

Vietnamese Association of Architects



Observers from ARCASIA Countries:
53 ASC Mr. Jiaming Cao The Architectural Society of China
54 Ms. Anqi Chen
55 Ms. Min Nie
56 Dr. Associate Prof. Xing Wang
57 Mr. Jiawei Xu
58 Dr. Prof. Zhenyu LI
59 Mr. Songqing Ye
60 Dr. Minghao Zhou
61 PAM Ar. Ahmed Ridha Abdul Razak Malaysian Institute of Architects (Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia)
62 SONA Ar. Dr. Bharat Sharma The Society of Nepalese Architects
63 Ar. Bibhuti Man Singh
64 Ar. Rajesh Thapa
65 Ar. Prajwal Hada
66 IAP Ar. Amina Qayyum Mirza Institute of Architects Pakistan
67 IAB Ar. M Masud Ur Rashid Institute of Architects, Bangladesh
68 Ar. Mahmudul Anwar Riyaad
69 Ar. Md Ishtiaque Zahir
70 Ar. Md Ruhul Amin
71 Ar. Mohammad Faysal Alam
72 Ar. Nasreen Hossain
73 Ar. Nusrat Jahan
74 Ar. Qazi Muhammad Arif
75 Ar. Rabiul Husain
76 Ar. Sajid Bin Doza
77 Ar. Shaila Joarder
78 Ar. Shakoor Majid
79 Ar. Asif M Ahsanul Haq
80 Ar. Bayejid Mahbub Khondker
81 Ar. Bikash Saud Ansary
82 Ar. Dewan Shamsul Arif
83 Ar. Farhana Sharmin Emu
84 Ar. Faruk Ahmed
85 Ar. Fazle Imran Chowdhury
86 Ar. Ishika Alim
87 Ar. Jalal Ahmed
88 Ar. K M Mahfuzul Huq
89 Ar. Kazi Nurul Karim
90 Ar. Khan Md Mustapha Khalid