|Secretary General met Deputy Foreign Minister of I.R. Iran|
18 September 2012, Tehran
H.E. Dr. Shamil Aleskerov the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization met with H.E. Mr. Akhundzadeh the Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday 18 September 2012. H.E. Mr. Akhundzadeh extended congratulations to H.E. Aleskerov on his appointment as the new Secretary General of ECO and expressed hope that giving his experiences in ECO and other international organizations the Organization can move forward towards its objectives and tasks.
During the course of the meeting, both parties discussed ways for improving cooperation and enhancement of activities in the framework of ECO among the Member States in line with their national interests. Meanwhile both sides emphasized on adopting a clear roadmap for future plans and activities of the Organization. Also H.E. Mr. Akhundzadeh secured full support of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the ECO objectives and activities.