The Council of Ministers (COM) is the highest policy and decision-making body of ECO. It comprises the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Member States who meet in regular, informal and extraordinary sessions. The Council of Ministers may, if deemed necessary, propose the convening of meetings of other Ministers in the formulation of plans and projects in their respective fields through sectoral or joint ministerial meetings.
The Council of Ministers is responsible for decision on/approval of policies, strategies, work programmes; appointment of senior management (Secretary General and his Deputies as well as Directors); establishment of subsidiary or ad-hoc Committees; approval of annual budgets and audit reports; setting the assessed budgetary contributions of Member States; approval of fiscal and administrative rules and regulations and organizational charts, etc.
The 27th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held on October 10, 2023 in Shusha, Republic of Azerbaijan. The Honourable Foreign Ministers/Heads of Delegations of the ECO
The 26th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held on January 24, 2023 in Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan. The Honourable Foreign Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan,
25th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM)November 27, 2021Ashgabat – Turkmenistan
The 24th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held onNovember 9, 2019 in the Antalya city of the Republic of Turkey.
The 23rd Meeting of the Council of Ministers (COM) of the EconomicCooperation Organization (ECO) was held in Dushanbe, Republic ofTajikistan, on 17th April 2018.
The 22nd Meeting of the Council of Ministers (COM) of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was held in Islamabad, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, on 28th February 2017. The Meeting