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ECO summit to inject new impetus to regional economic growth: China

ISLAMABAD: China says the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit held in Islamabad would give a new impetus to the regional economic growth. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Geng Shuang, at a press briefing in Beijing today, said that China was open to all regional arrangements conducive to the connectivity, infrastructure building and regional cooperation. The spokesman said that China would host a Belt and Road Forum for international cooperation in May this year. Responding to a question, he…

ECO declaration reiterates resolve for regional integration

ISLAMABAD: Economic Cooperation Organization member states on Wednesday reiterated their political will and strong commitment for economic development, common prosperity, regional integration and peace and stability in the region. A declaration issued after the 13th ECO Summit held in Islamabad on Wednesday reaffirmed commitment to the principles and objectives enshrined in the Treaty of Izmir. All ten member states including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan,…

WATCH: PM Nawaz releases video message for 13th ECO Summit

ISLAMABAD: In a video message for 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Summit, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said it was a privilege for Pakistan to host the 13th ECO Summit on 1st March 2017. “I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all our honourable guests to our beautiful country,” he said. “The Summit’s theme, Connectivity for Regional Prosperity, represents our collective vision to build ECO into a community of shared prosperity through greater economic integration and close people-to-people contact,”…

ECO has the potential to strengthen region: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday called for increasing trade and investment opportunities and  human resource development between Economic Cooperation Organisation member states. Addressing the council of foreign ministers meeting preceding the ECO Summit which will be held in Islamabad tomorrow, Sartaj Aziz said the body has immense potential to integrate and strengthen the region. The ten-member summit is expected to review the state of affairs of ECO in the light of new emerging global…

CPEC will benefit ECO member states, says foreign sec.

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Saturday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor will not only benefit Pakistan but also the Economic Coordination Organisation (ECO) member countries. Addressing the senior officials meeting preceding the ECO Summit in Islamabad which is scheduled to begin on March 1, Chaudhry said it was an honour for Pakistan to host the summit. He said that Pakistan gives immense importance to the summit, and seeks deeper cooperation with member countries, as the summit seeks to…