Meeting of ECO reps to be held in Iran’s Mazandaran Province
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 3
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The 234th meeting of representatives of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries will be held in Iran’s Mazandaran Province on Nov. 5-6, said Hasan Heyranpour, deputy head of Iran’s Mazandaran Province for economic issues coordination and human resources development, ILNA reported.
He said that representatives of the ECO member states, secretary general and 45 people from foreign delegations will attend the two-day meeting.
The ECO is a Eurasian political and economic intergovernmental organization which was founded in 1984 in Tehran by the leaders of Iran, Pakistan, and Turkey. It provides a platform to discuss ways to improve development and promote trade and investment opportunities.
The ECO is an ad hoc organization under the United Nations Charter. The objective is to establish a single market for goods and services, much like the European Union. The ECO’s secretariat and cultural department are located in Iran, its economic bureau is in Turkey and its scientific bureau is in Pakistan.