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Economic Cooperation Organization

An international organization consisting of 10 non-Arab, Muslim-majority countries in central and western Asia. Its goal is to create a common market modeled along the lines of the European Union. It was established in 1985 and is based in Tehran, Iran.
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LAHORE -- A meeting of Pakistani, Irani and Turkish Railways officials and business chambers will be held in Pakistan to finalise the arrangements for the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) train to be operated between Pakistan and Turkey via Iran.
Currently, Dr Manzoor Hussain is leading the Economic Cooperation Organisation Science Foundation (ECOSF) for promotion of science cooperation among the 10 member states of ECO.
KARACHI -- President, Economic Cooperation Organisations Science Foundation (ECOSF), Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro was decorated with a gold medal by the University of Sindh (SU) in recognition of his contributions made to the fields of science, technology and education.
Summary: Eleven countries of the Economic Cooperation Organisation have agreed to make a decisive push to expand their mutual business and enlarge their cooperation in such key sectors as investment flows, trade, energy and logistic infrastructure.
Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Director Mohammad Ibrahim Maroofi said regional countries could play a positive role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.
The decision to launch the bank was taken during the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit which took place in the capital of Iran.
Iran could help Pakistan's film industry flourish by organising film-making courses and training programmes for the latter's film directors and producers if they (directors and producers) showed willingness, Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Cultural Institute President Muhammad Rajabi told Daily Times.
The Economic Cooperation Organisation Trade Agreement (ECOTA) was signed on July 17 2003 in Islamabad ECO Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) is a new organization for trade promotion among member states located in Iran (2009).
KABUL (PAN): The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) secretary-general is set to meet President Hamid Karzai and some cabinet ministers, the foreign ministry said on Saturday.
KABUL (PAN): The 11th Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit got underway in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday with a speech from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday.
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