SUPARCO is the member of this Association since 1988. The objective of AARS is to promote Remote Sensing through exchange of information, mutual cooperation and International
understanding and goodwill amongst the member Countries of Asia-Pacific Region. Participation in AARS programmes has direct relevance to the programmes and activities of SUPARCO and beneficial to
its Remote Sensing Application and Geographic Information System (GIS) programme and also provides a forum to discuss Asian problems in the field of Remote Sensing and GIS.