Asian Paralympic Committee
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The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) is an organization based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Its Asia
Asia
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and with approximately 3.879 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population...

n membership is 41 National Paralympic Committee
National Paralympic Committee
National Paralympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide Paralympic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Paralympic Committee , they are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Paralympic Games.The Paralympic Games are a major...

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History

The Asian Paralympic Committee was formed in 2006 when the Fespic Federation was divided into two separate bodies, the Asian Paralympic Committee and Oceania Paralympic Committee
Oceania Paralympic Committee
Oceania Paralympic Committee is an organisation based in Sydney, Australia. It is an international organisation that congregates the 7 National Paralympic Committees of Oceania.-History:...

 (OPC).

Member countries

In the following table, the year in which the NPC was recognized by the International Paralympic Committee
International Paralympic Committee
The International Paralympic Committee is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Paralympic Games and functions as the international federation for nine sports...

 (IPC) is also given if it is different from the year in which the NPC was created.
Nation Code  National Paralympic Committee
National Paralympic Committee
National Paralympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide Paralympic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Paralympic Committee , they are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Paralympic Games.The Paralympic Games are a major...

 
Created Ref.
 Afghanistan AFG Afghanistan Paralympic Committee
 Bahrain BRN Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation-Bahrain Paralympic Committee
 Bangladesh BAN National Paralympic Committee of Bangladesh
 Brunei BRU Paralympic Council of Brunei Darussalam
 Cambodia CAM National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia
 Mainland China CHN National Paralympic Committee of China
 Chinese Taipei TPE Chinese Taipei Paralympic Committee
 Hong Kong HKG Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
 India IND Paralympic Committee of India
Paralympic Committee of India
The Paralympic Committee of India is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Paralympic Games and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events....

 Indonesia INA National Paralympic Committee of Indonesia
 Iran IRI I.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee
I.R. Iran National Paralympic Committee
The Paralympic Committee of Iran is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent Iran at the Paralympic Games and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events.-External links:*...

 Iraq IRQ Iraqi National Paralympic Committee
 Japan JPN Japan Paralympic Committee
Japan Paralympic Committee
Japan Paralympic Committee is a National Paralympic Committee of Japan. The committee was established on August 20, 1999, and is recognized by International Paralympic Committee , Asian Paralympic Committee and Ministry of Health....

 Jordan JOR Jordan Paralympic Committee
 Kazakhstan KAZ National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan
 South Korea KOR Korean Paralympic Committee
Korean Paralympic Committee
Korean Paralympic Committee is a National Paralympic Committee of South Korea. The committee was established on May 12, 2006, and is recognized by International Paralympic Committee and Asian Paralympic Committee ....

 Kuwait KUW Kuwait Paralympic Committee
 Kyrgyzstan KGZ National Paralympic Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic
 Laos LAO Lao Paralympic Committee
 Lebanon LIB Lebanese Paralympic Committee
 Macau MAC Associacion Recreativa dos Deficientes de Macau
 Malaysia MAS Malaysian Paralympic Council
Malaysian Paralympic Council
Malaysian Paralympic Council is the National Paralympic Committee of Malaysia. The council was established on 18 May 1989 as Majlis Sukan Orang Cacat Malaysia. In 1996, it was renamed as Malaysian Paralympic Council....

 Mongolia MGL Mongolian Paralympic Committee
 Myanmar MYA National Paralympic Committee of Myanmar
 Nepal NEP National Paralympic Committee Nepal
 Oman OMA Oman Paralympic Committee
 Pakistan PAK National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan
 Palestinian territories PLE Palestinian Paralympic Committee
Palestinian Paralympic Committee
The Palestinian Paralympic Committee is the National Paralympic Committee of Palestine.In 2010, the Palestinian Paralympic Committee and the global aid agency Mercy Corps, started a 2-year program, funded by the European Union...

 Philippines PHI Philippine Sports Association of the Differently Abled - (PHILSPADA) - NPC Philippines
 Qatar QAT Qatar Paralympic Committee
 Saudi Arabia KSA Paralympic Committee of Saudi Arabia
 Singapore SIN Singapore National Paralympic Council
 Sri Lanka SRI National Federation of Sports for the Disabled
 Syria SYR Syrian Paralympic Committee
 Tajikistan TJK Tajik Paralimpic Committee
 Thailand THA Paralympic Committee of Thailand
 East Timor TLS Comit√© Paralimpico Nacional de Timor-Leste
 Turkmenistan TKM National Paralympic Committee of Turkmenistan
 United Arab Emirates UAE UAE Paralympic Committee
 Uzbekistan UZB Uzbekistan National Paralympic Association
 Vietnam VIE Vietnam Paralympic Association

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