ECO Secretary General H.E Halil Ibrahim Akca paid a visit to the ECOSF on December 12, 2017
Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) H.E Halil Ibrahim Akca paid a visit to the ECO Science Foundation and met President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro and his team on December 12, 2017 during the 28th meeting of the Regional Planning Council (RPC). H.E. Halil Ibrahim Akca was accompanied by Mr. Muqeet Shah Assistant Director ECO. Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro welcomed the H.E Halil Ibrahim Akca and appraised him of various initiatives and activities undertaken by the Foundation to promote Science, Technology and Innovation in the region. Prof. Dr. Soomro highly appreciated the continuous support of the ECO secretariat extended to the ECOSF for smooth functioning of the Foundation during their meeting.
During the meeting, Prof. Dr. Soomro also discussed a number of administrative with the Secretary General and sought his kind assistance towards resolving those issue in consultation with concerned ECO member states. Prof. Soomro also shared a number of collaborative programs launched by the Foundation for scientific and technological community of the ECO region that provide them an access to STI sector in other countries. ECO Secretary General H.E Halil Ibrahim Akca appreciated the efforts and initiatives taken by the ECOSF and assured the full cooperation and support of the ECO secretariat to boost STI in the region.