Economic cooperation organisation: Pakistan to host summit on March 1  

The ECO has now been expanded and comprises 10 members

APP February 02, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will host the 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Summit on March 1, the foreign office confirmed on Thursday. In the weekly briefing of the foreign office, the spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said the summit meeting, having its roots in Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD), will be preceded by the meetings of the senior officials and Council of Foreign Ministers. The RCD was a multi-governmental organisation, which was originally established in 1964 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey. The ECO has now been expanded and comprises 10 members.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 3rd, 2017.

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