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Council
The TWAS Council, elected by members every three years, is responsible for supervising all Academy affairs.

The TWAS 26th General Meeting (held in Vienna, Austria, on 19 November 2015) nominated the Council that took office in January 2016, and will serve until the end of 2018:

President
Bai
 Chunli (China)

Immediate Past President
Jacob Palis (Brazil)

Vice-Presidents
Africa: Moctar Toure (Senegal) 
Arab Region: Mohammed Hamdan (Jordan) 
Central and South Asia: Rabia Hussain (Pakistan) 
East and Southeast Asia: Khatijah M. Yusoff  (Malaysia) 
Latin America and Caribbean: Manuel Limonta-Vidal (Cuba)

Secretary General
Ajay K. Sood (India)

Treasurer
Samira Omar Asem (Kuwait)

Council Members
Africa: Robin Crewe (South Africa) 
Arab Region: Abdel Nasser Tawfik (Egypt) 
Central and South Asia: Habib Firouzabadi (Iran) 
East and Southeast Asia: Bishal Nath Upreti (Nepal)
Latin America and Caribbean: Mahabir Prashad Gupta (Panama)

Ex-officio Council Member
Fernando Quevedo (Guatemala) [Director, ICTP]

 

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