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  • Council of ECO foreign ministers approves ECO Vision 2025, Islamabad Declaration 2017

    A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) in the federal capital on Tuesday approved the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration 2017 in the run-up to the 13th ECO Summit to be held tomorrow...

    The council approved the text of the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration recommended by senior officials of member states on the first of a two-day conference...

  • Time to focus on ECO market for food exports

    PAKISTAN can boost its food exports to ECO countries as it now leads this 10-nation economic bloc for next five years and as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor opens up a lot of fresh opportunities...

    ”Officials of the ministry of commerce say our food exports to ECO nations that totalled $620m or so in FY16 can hit $1bn, if not this year, maybe next year...

  • Eco-marathon held

    Titled Eco-Marathon, the event was planned on the World Hypertension Day by World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) in collaboration with other partners...

    They urged the audience to find time for themselves, maintain a healthy balance between life and work, engage in regular physical activities, get routine checkups and have a healthy diet to develop immunity against hypertension...

  • Iran lowers transhipment cost for ECO train

    ISLAMABAD: Iran has assured Pakistan of its full cooperation in the operation of ECO Container Train on Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul route, and has decided to reduce transhipment cost for the container train at Zahidan station...

    The Iranian delegation participated in the ninth high-level working group meeting of the ECO container train...

  • IDB, ECO financing sought for railway projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Railways is seeking financing by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Trade and Development Bank of Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) for infrastructure projects along the Pakistani section of the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul route...

    ECO President Javed Aslam, Deputy Secretary General Ahsan Mangi, the secretary programming of the IDB and officials of Pakistan Railways (PR) attended the meeting... ...

  • Six 2016 resolutions for the eco-conscious among us

    The best time to travel through the picturesque countryside of Punjab is at the crack of dawn...

    As you become more mindful of the environment, you will be better able to assess the small alterations that can be made to daily routines to have a more eco-conscious lifestyle...

  • ECO for free trade zones in member states

    KARACHI: The Economic Cooperation Organisation’s (ECO) Regional Planning Council is actively considering to set up a free trade zone among its 10 member states, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Abdul Rauf Alam said on Wednesday...

    He stressed upon the need of strengthening banking channels among ECO states, particularly Iran, to fully avail trade opportunities...

  • ECO states eye smooth trade after TIR ratification

    KARACHI: Pakistan along with other Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) nations has ratified International Transport Convention (TIR), which allows cargo movement within the bloc without being checked and inspected by customs and other authorities of member countries...

    The convention was ratified in a recent meeting of ECO Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECO-CCI) held in Ankara, Turkey...

  • Umberto Eco, author of ‘The Name of the Rose’, dies at 84

    MILAN: Umberto Eco, the Italian author and academic who intrigued, puzzled and delighted readers worldwide with his best-selling medieval thriller, “The Name of the Rose,” died at his home in Milan on Friday evening after a battle with cancer, according to a family member...

    Eco started working a novel that set the world’s imagination on fire “prodded by a seminal idea: I felt like poisoning a monk...

  • FPCCI for observer status to Kashmir in ECO

    KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has asked the government to give Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) observer status in the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) along the same lines as Northern Cyprus...

    In a statement issued on Monday, FPCCI President Abdul Rauf Alam said Northern Cyprus was granted observer status in ECO on the recommendation of Turkey which was supported by ECO member...

  • Nawaz calls for greater collaboration between ECO member states

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called for greater collaboration between members of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) with the aim to turn the region into "a model of peace, progress and prosperity", Radio Pakistan reported...

    Addressing the 13th ECO Summit 2017 in Islamabad on Wednesday after assuming its chairmanship, PM Sharif said the Islamabad Declaration would reflect the consensus and resolve of ECO member states to...

  • ECO postage stamps

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Post Office has rele­ased comm­em­orative post­age sta­­mp­s of Rs8 denomination each to mark the 13th summit of the Economic Coope­ration Organisation (ECO), which began in Islamabad on Wednesday...

  • Snags in the ECO trade agreement

    The joint declaration, at the conclusion of the 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation summit, resolved to “double the current level of intra-ECO trade within the next 3-5 years...

    ”Despite a lapse of 25 years, since its expansion in 1992, ECO’s performance has remained subpar...

  • ECO summit for doubling of regional trade

    ISLAMABAD: The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) ended here on Wednesday with calls for doubling intra-regional trade in the next five years and promoting connectivity amid protest by Afghanistan over closure of border crossings by host Pakistan...

    The summit was attended by all 10 ECO members, although Afghanistan was represented at a lower level because of tensions with Pakistan over terrorism sanctuaries......

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