Secretary General's Corner



Mr. Masanori Kondo

APT Secretary General


With a distinguished career spanning decades in the telecommunications sector, Mr. Kondo brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role. Prior to his appointment as Secretary General, he held various leadership positions. His extensive tenure with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan, since 1990 highlights his instrumental involvement in international ICT affairs, overseeing bilateral cooperation, negotiations, and multilateral engagements with prominent bodies such as G7, OECD, APEC, and ITU. Under his guidance, APT continues to play a pivotal role in fostering collaboration among its member countries, promoting innovation, and advancing digitalization. Mr. Kondo's visionary leadership and unwavering dedication to APT's mission significantly drive progress in the telecommunications sector across the Asia-Pacific region.


Message from Secretary General

We welcome you to the APT’s new website, a milestone achievement coinciding with our 45th anniversary. As we celebrate nearly half a century of dedication to advancing the field of ICT, this website stands as a testament to our ongoing commitment to excellence and service.
Over the past four and a half decades, APT has been at the forefront of ICT development, fostering cooperation, driving technologic advancements, and empowering communities across the region. As we embark on the next phase of our journey, our new website serves as a dynamic platform for engagement, collaboration, and knowledge exchange within the Telecommunity.
Key highlights are:
  • Enhanced user experience: Our website is designed with user-friendliness in mind, ensuring seamless navigation, robust search function and accessibility for all visitors.
  • Events calendar: Stay informed about upcoming meetings and activities, fostering knowledge exchange within the ICT community and networking opportunities.
  • Comprehensive information: Explore detailed insights into our activities and initiatives,   providing a comprehensive overview of our contributions to the ICT landscape.
  • Resource library: Access resources including meeting documents, reports, proposals, etc. as a way to disseminate useful information among our members and to the public.  
This new website with the latest updates allows us to communicate with you to efficiently carry on our commitment to leveraging ICT for the betterment of the Telecommunity.
As we reflect on our journey thus far and look ahead to the future, I extend my deepest gratitude to our members, partners, and supporters who have contributed to our success. Together, we will continue to drive positive impact and transformation in the realm of ICT.
I invite you to explore our new website and join us in celebrating 45 years of ICT excellence. Your feedback and suggestions are invaluable as we strive to continuously improve and evolve.
Thank you for your unwavering support and cooperation.
Masanori Kondo
Secretary General



With H.E. Sok Puthyvuth, Secretary of State, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia at the opening ceremony of the APT WTSA 24-3, 20 April 2024, Siem Reap, Cambodia A courtesy visit to H.E. Prasert Jantararuangtong, Minister, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand on 5 February 2024  With H.E. Excellency Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Honourable Speaker, Bangladesh Parliament at the opening ceremony of SATRC-24, 3 October 2023, Dhaka, Bangladesh

With Professor Clinic Sarana Boonbaichaiyapruck, Chairman of the  National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) at the opening of the APT Symposium on Inclusive Connectivity, 12 September 2023, Bangkok, Thailand With Mr Richard Windeyer, Deputy Secretary, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts, Australian Government at the opening of APG23-6, 14 August 2023, Brisbane, Australia  





The 4th Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-4), 25-28 June 2024, Adelaide, Australia

The 1st Meeting of the APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC-27 (APG27-1), 3 – 6 June 2024, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

The 36th APT Standardization Program Forum (ASTAP-36), 20-24 May 2024, Bangkok, Thailand

The 3rd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-3), 30 April - 2 May 2024, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The 32nd Meeting of the APT Wireless Group (AWG-32), 4–8 March 2024, Pattaya, Thailand

The 2nd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-2), 5-6 February 2024 (Virtual Meeting)