The 7th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), held on October 14, 2002 in Istanbul, Turkey, was chaired by H.E. Mr. Ahmet Necdet Sezer, President of the Republic of Turkey and attended by H.E. Mr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic State of Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Heydar Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, H.E. Seyed Mohammad Khatami, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Mr. Askar Akaev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, H.E. General Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Emomali Rakhmonov, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, H.E. Mr. Erkin Khalilov, Chairman of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan, H.E. Mr. Recep Saparov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, H.E. Mr. Kassymzhomart Tokaev, Secretary of State-Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, H.E. Ambassador Seyed Mojtaba Arastou, Secretary General of ECO also attended the meeting.