Speakers at the occasion underscored the importance of the ECO. They referred to the Islamabad Declaration and ECO vision 2025 that lay tangible goals for ECO.
The Embassies of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the event. The display reflected the common historical and cultural identity of ECO Member Countries.
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ms. Nuzhat Sadiq, Chairman Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National Assembly, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mr. Sartaj Aziz graced the occasion. Diplomatic Corps in Islamabad also participated in the event at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Then the invitees viewed the exhibition stalls of ECO member countries. The stall of Embassy of Azerbaijan which was displaying books, photos and souvenirs about the history of statehood of Azerbaijan, its economic development and cultural values attracted interest of participants.