The Project Monitoring Group held its 18th meeting to review the ongoing projects and to deliberate on the new project proposals. The representatives of the Embassies of the ECO Member-States located in Tehran and the directing staff of the ECO Secretariat attended the gathering.
In his opening remarks Secretary General of the Organization Amb. Khusrav Noziri, while referring to the upcoming 33rd meeting of the Regional Planning Council (RPC) and 26th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (COM) of the Organization to be held in January 2023, requested the participants to pay attention to the goals and objectives set in the ECO Vision-2025 and immediate priorities of the Member-States expressed at the 14th and 15th Summits of the Heads of State and Government the Organization held in 2021. The Secretary General also referred to the Plan of Work on the proposals and initiatives of the 15th ECO Summit held in Ashgabat on November 28, 2021, which was adopted by the Council of Permanent Representatives (CPR).
During the extensive exchange of views the representatives of the Embassies expressed wish to expedite the pace of the ongoing projects and raise their quality in order to address the current needs of the ECO area.