2023 Elections Result Announcement

Sep 28, 2023 | News

Dear APrIGF Community,

The voting period of the APrIGF Election 2023 ended on 26 September 2023, 23:59 UTC for the below position in the Multistakeholder Steering Group (MSG):

  • Chair Position (2023-2025)
  • Vice-Chair Position (2023-2025)

There were a total of 60 eligible voting members for the position listed on the Elections Page. Below are the elections results:


Chair Position (2023 – 2025)

  • Ms. Amrita CHOUDHURY, CCAOI (Civil Society) – 32 votes
  • Abstain – 14 votes

Total number of votes received: 46 votes (out of 59 eligible voting members) 

*You may verify your vote with your Voter ID via the voting report below. Voter report provided by the Election Buddy election platform for Chair:
Voter report from Election Buddy Platform for Chair


Vice-Chair Position (2023 – 2025)

  • Mr. Aris IGNACIO, Southville International School and Colleges (Academia) – 28 votes
  • Mr. Waqas HASSAN, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (Government) – 26 votes
  • Abstain – 3 votes

Total number of votes received: 57 votes (out of 60 eligible voting members)

*You may verify your vote with your Vote Receipt Code via the voting report  below. Voter report provided by the  BigPulse election platform for Vice-Chair:
Voter report fromon BigPulse for Vice Chair


According to the Election Procedure, the elections received over 25% number of votes out of the total eligible voting members and therefore attained quorum.

We hereby announce that Ms. Amrita Choudhury is elected as Chair (2023-2025) while Mr. Aris Ignacio is elected as the Vice-Chair (2023-2025) of the MSG effective by the next working day.

If there is any enquiries, please contact the Election Committee at election[at]aprigf.asia.

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