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Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) constituted in 1973 with Dr. M. Qudrat-i-Khoda as the Foundation President and 12 Foundation Fellows is the premier scientific body of the country. It is unique in dimension and character compared to such organizations as Societies and Associations. The Academy came into being as a non-political, non¬governmental organization made up of Fellows elected from among the distinguished scientists and technologists of the country. Election of some distinguished Foreign Fellows in the advisory capacities is also made on the basis of their worldwide recognition of eminence in their respective fields and their contribution to the promotion of science in Bangladesh.