The 16th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) commenced today, on November 9, under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, TuraNews.kz reports.
The summit is graced by the presence of heads of state and government from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Turkey.
The agenda of the summit is set to encompass discussions on the further expansion of trade, economic, investment, transport, communications, and humanitarian collaboration within the framework of ECO. Additionally, strategies for enhancing the efficiency of this multilateral institution will be deliberated.
Established in 1985 with its permanent secretariat based in Tehran, the Economic Cooperation Organization has been instrumental in fostering economic ties and regional cooperation among its member nations. Uzbekistan became an ECO member in 1992.