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      ECO Secretariat attends NAM Ministerial Meeting in Baku

      ECO Secretariat attends NAM Ministerial Meeting in Baku

      (Baku, Azerbaijan) The Secretariat of the Economic Cooperation Organization has participated in the Non- Aligned Movement Mid-Term Ministerial Conference on April 5-6, 2018, in Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku. The meeting held under the theme of “promoting international peace and security for sustainable development,” was attended by 800 representatives from 120 member states as well as 10 international bodies and 17 countries as observers.

      ECO-CCI Holds GA, ExCom in Tehran

      ECO-CCI Holds GA, ExCom in Tehran

      The 16th General Assembly and 24th Executive Committee Meetings of the ECO-Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ECO-CCI), hosted by the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) was held on 3-5 March, 2018 in Tehran. Present at the session were Iran’s Transport Minister, Abbas Akhoundi, ECO–CCI President, Ghazanfar Bilour, ECO Secretary General, Hilal Ibrahim Akca, Head of Iran's Chamber of Commerce Gholamhossein Shafei, Vice President of Turkey’s Union of Chamber and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), Mr. Selçuk Öztürk.

      ECO Reinsurance Company Meeting held in Karachi

      ECO Reinsurance Company Meeting held in Karachi

      The First Meeting of the ECO Reinsurance Company (ERC) was held in on 26th February 2018 in Karachi. The meeting to determine the modalities for the operationalization of the Company was attended by the Board of Directors (BoD) and officials from the Consulate Generals of Islamic Republic of Iran, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Turkey in Karachi.

      ECO Secretary General participated in inauguration of key regional infrastructure projects, held in Turkmenistan

      ECO Secretary General participated in inauguration of key regional infrastructure projects, held in Turkmenistan

      The solemn inauguration ceremony was held on 23 February 2018 in Serhetabat, Turkmenistan on the occasion of launching the new construction phase of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline (TAPI), Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan power transmission (TAP-500), as well as fiber-optic communication lines, and the new railroad along the route Serhetabat (Turkmenistan) – Turgundi (Afghanistan).

      ECO Smuggling and Customs Offences Data Bank Meeting held in Ankara

      ECO Smuggling and Customs Offences Data Bank Meeting held in Ankara

      The First Technical Meeting on Establishment and Operation of ECO Smuggling and Customs Offences Data Bank was held on 20 February 2018 in Ankara. The meeting brought together delegations from the Republic of Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Turkey, in a bid to finalize the “Draft Data Fields” and discuss issues pertaining to the Data Bank.

      The 227th Council of Permanent Representatives

      The 227th Council of Permanent Representatives

      The 227th Council of Permanent Representatives (CPR) Meeting was held on Wednesday 14th February 2018 at the International Convention Centre of Kish Island, Islamic Republic of Iran. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Asif Ali Khan Durrani, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Iran.

      9th Road Committee, 6th Customs Transit Committee and 9th Meeting of the TTCC

      9th Road Committee, 6th Customs Transit Committee and 9th Meeting of the TTCC

      The meetings of 9th Transit Transport Coordination Council (TTCC), 9th Road Committee of TTCC and 6th meeting of the Customs Transit Committee of TTCC were held in Islamabad on 13-15th February 2018.

      ECO and TEPAV Signed MoU

      ECO and TEPAV Signed MoU

      "Economic Cooperation Organization" (ECO) and “The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey" (TEPAV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 12 February 2018.

      Meeting between Secretary General, ECO, and the Presidents of ECO Specialized Agencies at the ECO Secretariat, Tehran

      Meeting between Secretary General, ECO, and the Presidents of ECO Specialized Agencies at the ECO Secretariat, Tehran

      On the invitation of the Secretary General, ECO, the heads of the ECO Specialized agencies, namely ECO Cultural Institute, ECO Science Foundation, and ECO Educational Institute paid a visit to the ECO Secretariat and met with the Secretary General, ECO, on 4th of February to discuss issues of mutual significance.

      H.E the Secretary General of ECO calls on the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

      H.E the Secretary General of ECO calls on the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

      The Secretary General of ECO, Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca called on the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 31st of January 2018 at the Prime Minister Office during his visit to Islamabad to attend the 3rd Meeting of the Attorneys/Prosecutors General of the ECO Member States.

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