Operation of AASSA Secretariat/
With experience of successfully hosting the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) secretariat for over ten years, KAST now hosts the newly launched organization, AASSA. AASSA is a merged body of AASA and FASAS (Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies), having 34 scientific organizations from 30 countries in Asia and Australasia.
AASSA is a non-profit international organization, with science and technology interests. It is made up of scientific and technological academies and science societies in Asia and Australasia. The principal objective of AASSA is to achieve a society in Asia and Australasia in which science and technology play a major role in the development of the region.