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AIT President Attends ADPC Board Meeting

AIT President Attends ADPC Board Meeting

On 4 July, AIT President Said Irandoust attended the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) Board under the Chairmanship of H.E. Prof. Dr. Krasae Chanawongse. During the meeting, the board members were informed by the Director General, International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand that ADPC's Charter aimed at attaining formal international status has already been submitted to the Thai cabinet for approval. AIT is also conducting a similar exercise and the institute is making all efforts to expedite and complete the process by the end of the year.

The ADPC is a dynamic organization and there are a number of areas such as climate risk management in which AIT and ADPC could further increase the collaboration, in addition to their partnership in the delivery of masters and professional masters programs in disaster mitigation & management, and also ongoing collaboration in early warning systems.