Monday, July 13, 2009
Economic Cooperation Organization
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental international organization involving ten Eurasian nations. It provides a platform to discuss ways to improve development and promote trade, and investment opportunities. The common objective is to establish a single market for goods and services, much like the European Union. ECO's secretariat and cultural department are located in Tehran, its economic bureau is in Turkey and its scientific bureau is situated in Pakistan. The organisation was founded by Turkey, Iran and Pakistan.
Membership 10 member states
- Secretary General Khurshid Anwar