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

TWAS Fellows nominated the Council that took office in January 2023, and will serve until the end of 2026:

President
Quarraisha Abdool Karim (South Africa)

Immediate Past President
Mohamed H.A. Hassan (Sudan)

Vice-Presidents
Africa: Olubukola O. Babalola (Nigeria)
Arab Region: Sabah AlMomin (Kuwait)
Central and South Asia: Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary (Pakistan) 
East and South-East Asia: Hou Jianguo (China)
Latin America and Caribbean: Helena B. Nader (Brazil)
North: Mohamed Jamal Deen (Canada)

Secretary-General
Lilliam Alvarez Diaz (Cuba)

Treasurer
Lee Young Hee (Republic of Korea)

Council Members
Africa: Rose Leke Gana Fomban (Cameroon) 
Arab Region: Najoua Turki Kamoun (Tunisia)
Central and South Asia: Anil Kumar Gupta (India) 
East and South-East Asia: Lê Tuân Hoa (Viet Nam)
Latin America and Caribbean: Sandra Myrna Díaz (Argentina)
North: Markku Tapio Kulmala (Finland)

Ex-officio Council Member
Atish Dabholkar (India) [Director, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)]

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