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ECO secretary general calls on PM

Secretary General of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Dr Hadi Soleimanpour, who is on his maiden visit to Pakistan, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday. 

Dr Hadi briefed the prime minister about the background and activities of the ECO and underscored its importance as a regional economic organization aimed at enhanced regional social contacts, trade liberalization and greater connectivity.

He also expressed gratitude to the prime minister for providing opportunity to apprise him of his ideals of an active and vibrant ECO. He enumerated a few achievements of the Organization in the fields of educational and cultural exchanges between the member states and implementation of certain important agreements in other fields.  

The prime minister appreciated the role of ECO and while discussing challenges faced by the Organization, ensured the secretary general of full support of his government.

He hoped that under the able supervision of Dr Hadi, the Organization would achieve its objectives. He also wished success for the secretary general’s reform agenda. 

Dr Hadi Soleimanpour was on a three-day official visit to Pakistan.