the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries

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

The TWAS 28th General Meeting (held in Trieste, Italy, on 27 November 2018) nominated the Council that took office in January 2019, and will serve until the end of 2022:

President
Mohamed H.A. Hassan (Sudan)

Immediate Past President
Bai Chunli (China)

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

Secretary General
Luiz Davidovich (Brazil)

Treasurer
Yang Wei (China)

Council Members
Africa: Roseanne Diab (South Africa) 
Arab Region: Abdel Nasser Tawfik (Egypt)
Central and South Asia: Mohammad Shamsher Ali (Bangladesh) 
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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