|Formation||30 October 2002|
|Founded at||Busan, South Korea|
|Type||Continental Sports Federation|
|Headquarters||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
| Masayuki Mizuno |
|Affiliations||International Paralympic Committee|
The Asian Paralympic Committee (acronym: APC) is an organization based in United Arab Emirates. It has 44 National Paralympic Committees of the Asian continent as members. It organizes the Asian Para Games and is affiliated to the International Paralympic Committee.
The Asian Paralympic Committee was formed on 30 October 2002 in Busan, South Korea as the Asian Paralympic Council, following a motion presented by NPC Malaysia at the 1999 IPC General Assembly. It consisted originally of three sub-regions which are East Asia, South Asia and South-East Asia. In April 2004, in order to align with the structure followed by the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee decided that the Central Asia and West Asia sub-regions fall under the Council’s responsibility. An agreement was signed on 16 May 2004 to merge the Asian Paralympic Council and the FESPIC Federation. The organisation was only known by its present name by 28 November 2006 when the merger came into effect.
In the following table, the year in which the NPC was recognized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is also given if it is different from the year in which the NPC was created.
|1.||Zainal Abu Zarin||Malaysia||30 October 2002 – 3 December 2014|
|2.||Majid Rashed||United Arab Emirates||3 December 2014 – present|
Following is the APC Executive Board for the term 2019 – 2023.
|President||Majid Rashed||United Arab Emirates|
|Ms. Zhao Su-jing||China|
|Ms. Jang Hyang Sook||South Korea|
|Member at Large||Abdulraheem Al-Sheikh||Saudi Arabia|
|Keng Chuan Ng||Malaysia|
|Chairperson of APC Athletes' Committee||Jeong Min Lee||South Korea|
|Chairperson of APC Women in Sports Committee||Ms. Nasanbat Oyunbat||Mongolia|
|Chairperson of APC Medical and Sports Science Committee||Dr. Hasuk Bae||South Korea|
|Chairperson of APC Games and Sports Development Committee||Ms. Lesley Fung||Hong Kong|
|South-East Asia||Michael Barredo||Philippines|
|West Asia||Abdelrazzaq Banirasheed||United Arab Emirates|
|Central Asia||Dr. Rustam Babayev||Kazakhstan|
|East Asia||Manabu Aso||Japan|
|South Asia||Imran Shami||Pakistan|
|CEO||Tarek Souei||United Arab Emirates|
|APC Athletes' Committee||Jeong Min Lee||South Korea|
|APC Women in Sports Committee||Ms. Nasanbat Oyunbat||Mongolia|
|APC Legal and Ethics Committee||Keng Chuan Ng||Malaysia|
|APC Medical and Sports Science Committee||Dr. Hasuk Bae||South Korea|
|APC Games and Sports Development Committee||Ms. Lesley Fung||Hong Kong|
- "Agreement on merger signed between APC FESPIC To open a new regional development structure" (PDF). 7 August 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2006.
- "APC History". Archived from the original on 2019-04-13. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
- National Paralympic Committees (NPCs), International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
- "Executive Board". APC's Official Website. Retrieved 15 March 2020.