Head of the National Iranian Productivity Organization (NIPO) said, ‘the 59th Session of the APO Governing Body will be hosted by our country from 10th to 12th, April 2017 in Tehran.’
As reported by the Public Relations of the National Iranian Productivity Organization, Dr. Roya Tabatabaei Yazdi added, ‘the GBM session is the top supreme assembly of the Asian Productivity Organization which is held once in every year in one of the member countries. The meeting hosts the official delegates of member countries accompanied by one or a few advisors.
She continued, ‘ the Islamic Republic of Iran, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Republic of china, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Fiji, Cambodia, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Vietnam and India as well as the secretary general of the Asian Productivity Organization will be present in the meeting. In addition, a delegate from the African Productivity Association will attend the GBM as an observing member.
Head of the National Iranian Productivity Organization emphasized, ‘during the 59th Session of the APO Governing Body, Dr. Santhi Kanoktanaporn
, the secretary general of the Asian Productivity Organization, will present the financial and executive report of the year 2016 to the present countries in the meeting, and the countries are expected to approve the programs of the years 2017 and 2018 after evaluation.
Head of the National Iranian Productivity Organization asserted, ‘the necessary measures have been taken to hold the meeting appropriately based on a precise schedule, and Mr. Jamshid Ansari, vice president and head of the Administrative and Recruitment Organization of the I. R. Iran will present the opening address of the meeting. Also, the new mobile learning platform, the eAPO, will be unveiled and the Secretary General of the APO will respond to the questions of the reporters and media in a conference. Furthermore, during the second day of the program, Dr. Masoud Nili, the Senior Advisor to the President of the I. R. Iran will deliver his speech.’
She mentioned that holding the session will familiarize the attenders with our country and its capacities, and noted, ‘The guests of the meeting will also pay visits to the touristic and historical sites in Tehran including the Golestan Palace and the Jewelry Museum in addition to attending the scheduled program events.
The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is a regional and inter-governmental organization which has been founded in 1961 and our country has been a member in the organization since 1965. Islamic Republic of Iran was also hosted the Governing Body Meeting of the Asian Productivity Organization in 2008.