The 3rd Extraordinary Council Meeting (ECM) of APSCO was held in Beijing, China, on August 11, 2020, at APSCO Headquarters for the selection of the new Secretary-General. The Council Members and representatives from Member States Bangladesh, China, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand and Turkey attended the meeting virtually. Representatives of the Member State from their Embassies in Beijing attended the meeting physically at APSCO Headquarters.
The Council Members of APSCO and their representatives attending 3rd ECM virtually
Embassy Representatives of the Member States attending 3rd ECM at APSCO Headquarters, Beijing China
The Chairman of the APSCO Council, Mr. Amer Nadeem, chaired the meeting and the selection procedure. Dr. Li Xinjun, the present Secretary-General of APSCO, brief on the Procedure of the Selection of Secretary-General, and the information of candidates to the Council members.
The candidates from China, Thailand, and Iran were nominated for the position of Secretary General. Following the selection procedure of APSCO, Ms Yu Qi from China, was selected as the new Secretary-General of APSCO for a term of five years, starting from November 1, 2020 to October 31, 2025.
Ms Yu Qi, the New Secretary General of APSCO
Dr. Li Xinjun, the present Secretary General shall finish his five years tenure on 31 October 2020. The Council Members of APSCO presented their gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Li for his diligence, dedication and excellent contribution to APSCO during last five years.