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      The ECO Secretary General Participates in the 3rd Meeting of Board of Trustees of ECO Educational Institute

      The ECO Secretary General Participates in the 3rd Meeting of Board of Trustees of ECO Educational Institute

      The 3rd Meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Economic Cooperation Organization Educational Institute (ECOEI) hosted by the Ministry of National Education of Republic of Turkey was held virtually on 12th August 2020.

      ECO Secretary General Participates in ECOSF's Webinar

      ECO Secretary General Participates in ECOSF's Webinar

      On August 10, 2020, the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization, Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour and the ECO Secretariat’s Director for Human Resource & Sustainable Development, Mr. Kaan Sayin participated in a live webinar organized by the ECO Science Foundation in collaboration with Center of Excellence for International Economics (CEIE), University of Isfahan- Islamic Republic of Iran, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on health and economy in the ECO region.

      ECO KTAI Road Corridor Test Run kicks off from Iran

      ECO KTAI Road Corridor Test Run kicks off from Iran

      Following the successful TIR pilot operation from Bandar Abbas (Iran) to Tajikistan via Afghanistan, November 2019, for the first time a test run of the ECO Kyrgyz-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran (KTAI) road corridor has commenced from the Iranian border crossing of Dogharun, on Sunday 26 July 2020. Therefore, the entire KTAI road corridor is now open for TIR transports.

      ECO Secretary General holds telephonic conversation with the newly appointed Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan

      ECO Secretary General holds telephonic conversation with the newly appointed Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan

      On 21 July 2020, the ECO Secretary General, Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour had a telephonic conversation with the honourable Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, H.E. Mr. Jeyhun Bayramov. Conveying felicitations to the newly appointed Foreign Minister, the Secretary General wished H.E. Jeyhun Bayramov every success in his new responsibilities.

      ECO Secretariat Holds a consultative meeting for operationalization of RISCAM

      ECO Secretariat Holds a consultative meeting for operationalization of RISCAM

      On July 20, 2020, a consultative meeting was held at the ECO Secretariat to discuss the ways and means for early operationalization of ECO Regional Institute for Standardization, Conformity Assessment, Accreditation and Metrology (RISCAM).

      ECO Secretary General Participates in a Joint ESCAP-OSJD Virtual Meeting

      ECO Secretary General Participates in a Joint ESCAP-OSJD Virtual Meeting

      A joint ESCAP-OSJD Virtual Meeting of Experts on Challenges & Opportunities for International Railway Transport along the TAR Network and beyond was held on July 7 – 8, 2020 to discuss the post-COVID-19 situation and measures required to prevent the negative impacts of the disease on the railway transportation. The event brought together 120 participants from different countries of Asia and Europe as well as some regional and international organizations including representatives of the International Union of Railways (UIC), International Railway Committee (CIT), and International Coordinating Council on Trans-Asian Transportation (CCTT).

      ECO Secretary General holds telephonic conversation with the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

      ECO Secretary General holds telephonic conversation with the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

      On July 3, 2020, the ECO Secretary General, Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour had a telephonic conversation with the honourable Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi. The two sides discussed, inter alia, the ongoing activities under ECO Vision, measures to respond COVID-19, increased cooperation on economic and connectivity issues, as well as matters concerning the overall development in the region.

      Virtual Meeting on Trade Facilitation activities

      Virtual Meeting on Trade Facilitation activities

      A Virtual Meeting on Trade Facilitation activities was organized by ECO-CCI on July 03, 2020. The meeting was attended by the Representatives of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan, Turkey and ECO.

      Virtual Regional Validation Workshop paves the way for  a Clean Energy Centre for the ECO region

      Virtual Regional Validation Workshop paves the way for a Clean Energy Centre for the ECO region

      Tehran, Iran, 23 June 2020 - The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), with the financial support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), organized a regional meeting to validate the feasibility and viability of a Clean Energy Centre for the ECO region (CECECO). The meeting was held online due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

      Virtual Meetings on the Study Project for Commercialization of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran Railway Corridor

      Virtual Meetings on the Study Project for Commercialization of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran Railway Corridor

      A New railway corridor along Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Islamic Republic of Iran (KTI) has been constructed and was put in operation at the end of 2014.

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