Capacity building for academies - resolutions from Islamabad

Capacity building for academies - resolutions from Islamabad

DECISIONS TAKEN AT IAP MEETING FOR PRESIDENTS OF SCIENCE ACADEMIES IN OIC COUNTRIES
Islamabad, Pakistan
16 - 17 March 2004

A decision to form a Network of Academies of Science in Countries of the Organization of Islamic Conference (NASIC) was taken today (17-03-04), at Islamabad during session of the InterAcademy Panel Meeting of National Science Academies of OIC Member States (16-17 March, 2004).

The following major decisions regarding the network were taken:
a) The statutes of the NASIC were discussed, finalized and approved by the participating Academies

b) The following Academies attending the meeting have agreed to become the founding members of NASIC and to constitute the first general assembly:

1. Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan
2. Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
3. Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
4. Egyptian Academy of Sciences
5. Indonesian Academy of Sciences
6. Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran
7. Arab Academy of Sciences
8. Islamic Academy of Sciences
9. National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
10. Akademi Sains Malaysia
11. Nigerian Academy of Sciences
12. Pakistan Academy of Sciences
13. Senegalese Academy of Sciences
14. Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
15. The Uganda National Academy of Sciences

c) Pakistan Academy of Sciences was selected as the Secretariat of the Network. COMSTECH agreed to provide support to Pakistan Academy of Sciences in tuning the Secretariat.

d) Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, President Pakistan Academy of Sciences was unanimously elected as the President of the Network.

e) The following four people were unanimously elected as Vice Presidents so the Network:

1. Prof. Murat Zhurinov, President, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
2. Prof. Adnan Badran, President, Arab Academy of Sciences, Jordan
3. Dr. Saleh Mohd. Nor, Vice President, Akademi Sains, Malaysia
4. Prof. G. Ogunmola, President, Nigerian Academy of Sciences

f) Prof. Khalid Mahmood Khan, Secretary General, Pakistan Academy of Sciences was appointed Secretary General of the Network.

PRESENT & SIGNING
1. Prof. RASHED Abdul Bari, President, Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan
2. Prof. ISLAM Nurul, Vice President, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
3. Prof. LOGA Slobodan, Correspondent Member, Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
4. Prof. FAYEZ Mohamed, President, Egyptian Academy of Sciences
5. Prof. SUYITNO, B., Secretary General, Indonesian Academy of Sciences
6. Prof. ARDAKANI Shams, Vice President, Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran
7. Prof. BADRAN Adnan President, Arab Academy of Sciences
8. Prof. MAJALI Abdel Salam, President, Islamic Academy of Sciences
9. Prof. ZHURINOV Murat, President, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
10. Dr. NOR Salleh Mohd, Vice President, Akademi Sains Malaysia
11. Prof. OGUNMOLA, G.B., President, Nigerian Academy of Sciences
12. Prof. ATTA-UR-RAHMAN, President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
13. Prof. DAFFE M., Ex-Minister for Science & Technology, Senegal, Senegalese Academy of Sciences
14. Prof. RAJABOV, N., Academic Secretary, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
15. Prof. MUGAMBI Paul Edward, President, The Uganda National Academy of Sciences.