Being aware of the different systems in the practice of land surveying and geomatics in the ASEAN region, the ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics (The ASEAN FLAG) was established with the following aspirations:
To realise close cooperation among members of the same profession and associated services in the ASEAN member nations in order to help promote the aspirations, objectives and principles of the ASEAN in accordance with the 1967 Bangkok Declaration, the 1976 Declaration of ASEAN Concord and the 1976 Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in South East Asia;
To help maintain peace and promote prosperity in the ASEAN region through mutual cooperation and the advancement of the profession of land surveying and geomatics;
and thereby, ASEAN countries with expanding economic and cultural relations will create more demand on institutions involved in land surveying and geomatics.
The coronavirus pandemic has severely hampered the ability to meet with face-to-face. Travel restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have prevented such interaction to a halt. Like many others,