Secretary General of Economic Cooperation Organization Dr Hadi Soleimanpour, who is on his maiden visit to Pakistan, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday. Dr Hadi briefed the prime minister about the background and activities of the ECO and underscored its importance as a regional economic organization aimed at enhanced regional social contacts, trade liberalization and greater connectivity.
He also expressed gratitude to the prime minister for providing opportunity to apprise him of his ideals of an active and vibrant ECO. He enumerated a few achievements of the Organization in the fields of educational and cultural exchanges between the member states and implementation of certain important agreements in other fields.
The prime minister appreciated the role of ECO and while discussing challenges faced by the Organization, ensured the secretary general of full support of his government.
He hoped that under the able supervision of Dr Hadi, the Organization would achieve its objectives. He also wished success for the secretary general’s reform agenda. Dr Hadi Soleimanpour was on a three-day official visit to Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said participation of delegates from various countries in the Islamabad Summit was a manifestation of the fact that trust of the international investors had been restored in Pakistan as they were investing in its various sectors.
He was talking to the participants of the Islamabad Summit from more than 60 countries, who called on him here at the PM Office.
The prime minister said the government believed in providing profitable opportunities of business to the investors and business community. Ease of doing business and profit to the business community would boost business in the country and as a result the people would get job opportunities, he added.
Imran Khan said well known international investors were investing in Pakistan which was proof of the investment- friendly and ease of doing business policy of the government.
He said the present day Pakistan had been changed completely.— APP