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      ECO and Pakistani High level officials discussed preparations for RPC Ministerial Meeting

      ECO and Pakistani High level officials discussed preparations for RPC Ministerial Meeting

      A bilateral Meeting between ECO Secretary General H.E. Mr. Halil Ibarahim Akca and H.E. Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was held on 15 November 2017 on the margins of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat. The purpose of the talks was to review the latest status of the preparations for 28th ECO Regional Planning Council (RPC) to be attended by the ministers of economy/planning of the ECO Member States. The RPC meeting is scheduled for 11-14 December 2017 in Islamabad.

      Secretary General attended Regional Conference on Afghanistan in Ashgabat

      Secretary General attended Regional Conference on Afghanistan in Ashgabat

      On the invitation of the Governments of Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the ECO Secretary General, H.E. Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca attended the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) held on 14-15 November 2017 in Ashgabat. The Conference was aimed to further strengthen and enhance regional economic cooperation in support of sustainable development and stability in Afghanistan and across the wider region.

      Council of ECO Heads of Customs Administration Convened in Islamabad

      Council of ECO Heads of Customs Administration Convened in Islamabad

      The 8th Meeting of the Council of ECO Heads of Customs Administration (CHCA) was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Haroon Akhtar Khan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue and the Minister of State, Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 14 November 2017 in Islamabad. It was also attended by the H.E. Mr. Mikuriya Kunio, Director General of World Customs Organization (WCO).

      4th Meeting of the Sub-Committee of ECO Customs Experts in Islamabad

      4th Meeting of the Sub-Committee of ECO Customs Experts in Islamabad

      The 4th Meeting of the Sub-Committee of ECO Customs Experts (SCOEs) was inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Zahid, Member (Customs), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 13th November, 2017. The Meeting was meant to discuss strengthening cooperation and explore new ways for further collaboration in Customs matters.

      Earthquake in ECO Region

      Earthquake in ECO Region

      An earthquake measuring 7.3 on Richter scale hit western provinces in the Islamic Republic of Iran on 12 November 2017 which has claimed hundreds loss of life, leaving behind thousands of injured and affected people. ECO Secretariat would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the people and government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for this tragic disaster.

      ECO Secretary General attended Trans Eurasia International Conference in Astana

      ECO Secretary General attended Trans Eurasia International Conference in Astana

      Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca, ECO Secretary General, participated in the “10th Trans Eurasia International Conference on Transport and Transit Potential”, hosted by Kazakh Ministry of Investments and Development on 2nd November 2017 in Astana. About 300 participants from the Eurasian countries, representing public and private sectors and transport sector, diplomatic corps in Republic of Kazakhstan, and regional and international organizations, financial institutions, transport associations and companies were present in the Conference.

      ICRC delegation visited the ECO Secretariat

      ICRC delegation visited the ECO Secretariat

      A delegation from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited the ECO Secretariat in Tehran on 1 November 2017 and met with ECO Deputy Secretary General Mr. Seyed Jalaledin Alavi Sabzevari and relevant officials of the Secretariat.

      ECO Secretary General participated in the D8 Summit

      ECO Secretary General participated in the D8 Summit

      Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca participated in the “9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation” which was held on 20 October 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.

      ECO Seminar on Trade Patterns and WTO Issues was held in Islamabad

      ECO Seminar on Trade Patterns and WTO Issues was held in Islamabad

      The “4th Seminar on Trade Patterns in the ECO Region and WTO Issues” was organized by the ECO Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and ECO Trade and Development Bank (ETDB) on October 25-26, 2017 in Islamabad, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

      ECO-UNESCO Workshop on School Safety was held in Tehran

      ECO-UNESCO Workshop on School Safety was held in Tehran

      The “School Safety Workshop" was organized from 22 to 24 October 2017 at the ECO Secretariat in Tehran, participated by representatives and experts from Republic of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Pakistan as well as officials from UNESCO, UNhabitat, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Natural Disaster Research Institute (NDRI) and ECO Secretariat.

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