ISLAMABAD: The two-day event of Developing-8 countries known as D-8 started here on Monday to review the progress made in intra-D-8 cooperation in several areas.
Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz inaugurated the two-day session with highlighting the importance the further cooperation of the group.
Pakistan in its capacity as the Chair of the Developing-8 Organization for Economic Development, is hosting the 33rd Session of the D-8 Commission.
The D-8 Commissioners from Member Countries (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey) and D-8 Secretary-General Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi are attending the meeting.
The leaders of member countries had adopted in Islamabad for the first time in the D-8 history, key documents including the organization’s Charter and its Global Vision for next two decades, apart from adopting the Islamabad Declaration 2012.
Particular importance on the agenda of the meeting is the review of D-8 Agreements relating to facilitation of trade and business among member countries.