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Technical Bureau

Technical Bureau – 2016-2018

The ABU Technical Bureau consists of 18 members elected by the Technical Committee, who hold office for two years.

The composition of the Bureau is designed to ensure representation of all categories of members. Chairmen of the Topic Areas serve as ex-officio members.

The Bureau meets twice each year (mid-year and during the ABU annual meetings).

The next meeting of the ABU Technical Bureau will be held at the Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur on 1-2 May 2018.

The 18 members elected to the ABU Technical Bureau are Phoenix TV-Hong Kong, EAP-Sri Lanka, NBT-Thailand, TBC-Tonga, MTV-Sri Lanka, NHK-Japan, TPT-Thailand, TVB-Hong Kong, TBS-Japan, IRIB-Iran, KBS-Korea, DDI-India, Mediacorp-Singapore, RTM-Malaysia, TRT-Turkey, RRI-Indonesia, SBC-Saudi Arabia and RTPRC-China.

The ABU Technical Committee Chairman is Mr Masakazu Iwaki of NHK-Japan,

The three Vice-Chairmen are Mr Tharaka Mohotty of MTV-Sri Lanka, Mr Lasantha Samaranayake of EAP-Sri Lanka and Dr Kong Bin of RTPRC-China. The Honorary Vice-Chairman from the host of the 2018 General Assembly which will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan will be announced soon.

The Topic Area Chairman for Production is Mr Kazim Pektas of TRT-Turkey.  
Dr Narichika Hamaguchi of NHK-Japan is the Topic Area Chairman for Transmission.  
Mr Tharaka Mohotty of MTV-Sri Lanka is the Topic Area Chairman for Capacity Building and 
Dr Li Leilei of RTPRC-China is the Spectrum Topic Area Chairman.



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