ECO Summit kicks off in Islamabad

The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit kicked off in Islamabad on Wednesday with the heads of the 10 members taking part.

Wed 01 - March 2017 - 09:38

President Rouhani and the other heads of states were welcomed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif upon arrival at the hall.

The summit is aimed at discussing economic and regional issues, as well as cooperation in key fields. The heads of states will also review the measures taken based on the communiqué of the 12th ECO Summit held in Baku in 2012.

The Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan are full members of ECO.

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