ECO summit to help advance economic prosperity in region: PM

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APP109-28 ISLAMABAD: February 28 - H.E Mr Ibrahim Halil Akca, Secretary General ECO called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House. APP

ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday hoped that outcomes of 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit in the form of Islamabad Declaration and ECO Vision 2025 would further enhance regional integration, connectivity and help advance economic prosperity in the region.
He expressed these views talking to Secretary General of ECO, Halil Ibrahim Akca, who called on him here.
The secretary general was in Pakistan for the ongoing
13th ECO summit.
The prime minister appreciated the ECO secretary
general and his team for their preparatory work for the 13th
ECO summit in Islamabad.
He underscored the enormous potential of the ECO region
and also referred to the commonality of interests, common cultural heritage and geographical proximity of the ECO countries.
He emphasized Pakistan’s commitments to achieve the ECO objectives, as envisioned in the ECO Charter.
The ECO secretary general thanked the prime minister for
hosting the ECO summit and for the excellent arrangements.
He appreciated prime minister’s vision for regional connectivity
and greater regional integration.
He reaffirmed role of the ECO secretariat for fully
implementing the ECO initiatives and moving the organization
forward for the benefit of its member states.