On June 1, the 2nd ECO PA Conference opened in the capital of Pakistan with the participation of the heads of parliaments of Turkey, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. The Speaker of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan G. Mammadova joined the meeting in the video format.
The main topic of this meeting is the promotion of parliamentary interaction for regional integration, particularly in the economic sphere, trade and tourism. Participants will also share their views on the role and possibilities of parliaments in the fight against COVID-19.
Dr. A. Alvi, Head of Pakistan, addressing the participants, stressed the crucial role of regional integration for sustainable development. In his turn, ECO Secretary General Dr. H. Suleimanpur noted the need for opening of banks and formation of a regional payment system to intensify trade relations within the ECO.
Sources and Photos: ru.irna.ir and dailytimes.com.pk