"The vision, along with its associated plans for action, is expected to drive us toward further regional integration and cohesion. We can never allow Muslims to be incriminated because of the inhuman killings of these terrorist organizations", Erdoğan said at the summit. It was a melting pot of civilizations; a conduit for trade and commerce, as well as a corridor for culture and ideas.
The summit will review the standing of the ECO in the light of the new and emerging global and regional circumstances and discuss the course of action the organization should follow in expanding regional economic cooperation among its member states.
Stressing cooperation, he said: "Global peace, stability and prosperity can not be achieved in silos in the inter-connected world of today". According to Rouhani, the 21st century will be known for Asia's economic takeoff.
Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry described the summit as a key chance for regional economic growth and cooperation and an opportunity for Pakistan to show it can not be isolated from the worldwide scene. He said for movement of goods, there should be focus on corridor based projects for greater connectivity different corridors. "And why stop at just energy, or transport, or trade?" He expressed the hope that progress would take place on the sidelines of the summit. Uzbekistan's deputy prime minister will attend the event.
"We need to work on streamlining our institutional mechanisms".
Sartaj Aziz called for using the platform of Parliamentary Assembly of ECO to promote democratic values among member states.
A number of bilateral meetings with high-ranking officials of various countries attending the summit will also be held.
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The Council of Ministers also adopted the ECO Vision 2025 that sets policy guidelines and priorities for the organisation for the next eight years. He appreciated President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan for ably steering the ECO since the 2012 summit in Baku.
ECO Secretary General Halil Ibrahim told the delegates that the population of ECO region had reached 471 million and its GDP had crossed $1 trillion.
The head of state is accompanied with Foreign Minister, President's advisor on foreign affairs and economic issues. He said the insightful comments and thought provoking views of the participants had indeed added value to the deliberations.
He emphasized Pakistan's commitments to achieve the ECO objectives, as envisioned in the ECO Charter.
The prime minister said that peace was essential for sustainable development and underscored the importance of solidarity within Islamic world to address the challenges that confront the adherence of Islam.
This time tensions with Afghanistan, which flared up because of a row over terrorist sanctuaries just ahead of the ECO summit, gave Pakistani hosts a few tense moments, but luckily Kabul agreed to join, due to other regional considerations, albeit at a lower level.
Gulf allies have long favored a tougher U.S. stance against Iran, whom they blame for regional interference. Another laser-guided missile, Dehlaviyeh, had also been successfully tested, reported Tasnim news agency .
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In an interview in 2016, Channel 2 Action News interviewed a man who started a podcast about the case. Witnesses last saw Grinstead at a beauty pageant, then at a co-worker's barbecue before she went home.
This time, de Mistura has voiced hope that he will manage to bring the two sides together for direct talks. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Syria and the Levant, was in Geneva for the talks, officials said.
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait said in a statement that Anaheim was committed to a full and impartial investigation of the incident. Apparently, teens and children walk across the officer's lawn as part of a commonly used route to local schools.
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