Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 in Busan opts to work for a Mathematical Union in Asia

The Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 took place in Busan, Korea, from June 30, Sunday through July 4, Thursday, 2013. At the closing of the congress, a declaration was approved resolving to:
lay the ground for the formation of Mathematical Union in Asia (tentative) that will aim to promote and strengthen mathematics in our region, facilitate exchanges and serve as the voice of the mathematics community in the Asian region, and toward this end
constitute a working group composed of representatives from mathematical societies in Asia to draw up a draft agenda, a governance structure and a set of by-laws for the union with the goal of launching the union at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul in 2014.