Prime Minister calls for trade, tourism promotion amongst ECO members

Islamabad, January 31, 2018 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has reiterated Pakistani’s continued commitment to play an active role for regional integration and strengthening of multi faceted cooperation through the ECO platform. He was talking to Secretary General of Economic Cooperation Organization Halil Ibrahim Akca in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister said Pakistan extends full support to the organization in promoting bilateral as well as multilateral cooperation amongst the ECO member countries.

He emphasized for greater trade, connectivity and tourism promotion amongst ECO member states. He said there exists huge potential among the ECO member states for trade enhancement, regional connectivity, tourism promotion and cementing people to people contacts. He said the ECO could play a critical role towards advancing these goals and bringing the people further closer to each other. The ECO Secretary General appreciated Pakistan’s contributions towards making the ECO a vibrant body.

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