The Arab Society of Nuclear Medicine was inaugurated during the meeting of the ARASIA project: “strengthening Nuclear Medicine Applications through Education and Training to Help Fighting Non-Communicable Diseases in the Arab Asian member states“, held in Vienna on the 17th – 21st of November 2014. This inauguration was achieved by the national representatives of the participating Arab countries in this project.

The Executive committee was designated during the meeting and includes members from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, UAE, and Yemen. It was agreed that Amman, Jordan shall be the base for this society during the launching phase. A substantial collaboration was proposed and discussed with the IAEA, EANM, WFNMB, and AOFNMB.