Cooperation: Pakistan hosting session of D-8 Commission

The member countries are Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.


Our Correspondent September 02, 2013
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaz Aziz. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD:


In its capacity as the Chair of the Developing-8 Organization for Economic Development, Pakistan is hosting the 33rd session of the D-8 Commission in Islamabad on September 2-3.


The D-8 commissioners from member countries - Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey and D-8 Secretary-General Dr Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi will attend the meeting. The meeting will review progress in intra-D-8 cooperation in several areas in the context of road-map of cooperation from 2008 to 2018.

Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs will inaugurate the two-day event.

Of particular importance on the agenda of the meeting is the review of D-8 agreements relating to facilitation of trade and business among member countries.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 2nd, 2013.

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