Asian Paralympic Committee

Asian Paralympic Committee
Type Sports federation
Headquarters United Arab Emirates
Membership
43 National Paralympic Committees
Official language
English
President
Majid Rashed[1]
Website asianparalympic.org

The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) is an organization based in United Arab Emirates. Its members are the 43 National Paralympic Committees of the Asian region, who are also members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

History

The Asian Paralympic Committee was formed on 30 October 2002 in Busan, Republic of Korea, following a motion presented by NPC Malaysia at the 1999 IPC General Assembly.

Member countries

In the following table, the year in which the NPC was recognized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is also given if it is different from the year in which the NPC was created.

NationCodeNational Paralympic CommitteeCreatedRef.
 Afghanistan AFG Afghanistan Paralympic Committee [2]
 Bahrain BRN Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation-Bahrain Paralympic Committee [2]
 Bangladesh BAN National Paralympic Committee of Bangladesh [2]
 Brunei BRU Paralympic Council of Brunei Darussalam [2]
 Cambodia CAM National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia [2]
 China CHN National Paralympic Committee of China [2]
 Chinese Taipei TPE Chinese Taipei Paralympic Committee [2]
 Hong Kong HKG Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled [2]
 India IND Paralympic Committee of India [2]
 Indonesia INA National Paralympic Committee of Indonesia [2]
 Iran IRI I.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee [2]
 Iraq IRQ Iraqi National Paralympic Committee [2]
 Japan JPN Japan Paralympic Committee 1999 [2]
 Jordan JOR Jordan Paralympic Committee [2]
 Kazakhstan KAZ National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan [2]
 South Korea KOR Korean Paralympic Committee 2006 [2]
 Kuwait KUW Kuwait Paralympic Committee [2]
 Kyrgyzstan KGZ National Paralympic Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic [2]
 Laos LAO Lao Paralympic Committee [2]
 Lebanon LIB Lebanese Paralympic Committee [2]
 Macau MAC Associacion Recreativa dos Deficientes de Macau [2]
 Malaysia MAS Malaysian Paralympic Council 1989 [2]
 Mongolia MGL Mongolian Paralympic Committee [2]
 Myanmar MYA National Paralympic Committee of Myanmar [2]
   Nepal NEP National Paralympic Committee Nepal [2]
 North Korea PRK Paralympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [2]
 Oman OMA Oman Paralympic Committee [2]
 Pakistan PAK National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan [2]
 Palestine PLE Palestinian Paralympic Committee [2]
 Philippines PHI Philippine Sports Association of the Differently Abled 1997 [2]
 Qatar QAT Qatar Paralympic Committee [2]
 Saudi Arabia KSA Paralympic Committee of Saudi Arabia [2]
 Singapore SGP Singapore National Paralympic Council [2]
 Sri Lanka SRI National Federation of Sports for the Disabled [2]
 Syria SYR Syrian Paralympic Committee [2]
 Tajikistan TJK Tajik Paralimpic Committee [2]
 Thailand THA Paralympic Committee of Thailand 1985 [2]
 Timor-Leste TLS Comité Paralimpico Nacional de Timor-Leste [2]
 Turkmenistan TKM National Paralympic Committee of Turkmenistan [2]
 United Arab Emirates UAE UAE Paralympic Committee [2]
 Uzbekistan UZB Uzbekistan National Paralympic Association [2]
 Vietnam VIE Vietnam Paralympic Association [2]
 Yemen YEM Yemen Paralympic Association [2]

See also

References

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