Afro-Asian Council of Ophthalmology(AACO)
The Afro-Asian Council of Ophthalmology(AACO) was established and based in Egypt since 1958. It is the oldest and well established Supranational Organizations concerned with the advances of ophthalmology in the Afro-Asian countries. Many of the African and Asian countries are represented in the council including Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Singapore, China, etc.
AACO has organized 19 congresses in many Asian and African countries over the 62 years, and the 20th Conference will be held in Lahore, Pakistan, in December 2020.