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  • Secretary-General of ECO arrives in Pakistan

    Secretary-General of ECO Dr Hadi Soleimanpour and Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Tehmina janjua File Photo Secretary-General of ECO Dr Hadi Soleimanpour and Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Tehmina janjua

    Secretary-General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Dr Hadi Soleimanpour arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday for his inaugural visit.

    The ECO secretary-general will call on President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his visit and discuss issues pertaining to cooperation amongst the ECO member countries in different spheres.

    This is Dr Hadi's first visit to Pakistan since he assumed the office as the secretary general of ECO in August last year.

    The foreign ministry in its statement had said, “He will also discuss issues related to ECO including cultural cooperation among ECO Member countries, infrastructure development agenda of ECO, regional connectivity and trade liberalisation with the Federal Ministers of Information, Finance, Planning, Development and Reforms and Communication.”

    Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted: 

    The visiting dignitary will also meet the prime minister’s adviser for commerce and the chairman of the Board of Investment, the statement said.

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