Asian Scientists shown trust on Pakistan
Pakistan Academy of Sciences elected Treasurer of Asian Academies of Sciences.
Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) had a General Assembly Meeting in Ankara Turkey. They elected new council and posed confidence on Pakistani scientist Prof. Zabta Shinwari to be treasurer of AASSA. Shinwari secured 100% votes against Sri Lankan candidate.
The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) was established in 2012 through the merger of the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) and the Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies (FASAS) to promote solidarity and cooperation among the scientific and technological academies in Asia and Australasia and to play a central role in cooperative efforts for further developing the region through science and technology. AASSA currently has a total of 34 member academies and societies representing 30 countries. It is one of the four Regional Networks of IAP, the Global Network of Science Academies.