Dec 5, 2017, 7:52 PM
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Iran favors cooperation with ECO

Baku, Dec 5, IRNA – Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says trade balance of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) zone with five trillion dollars worth of GDP serves as immense capacity for mutual cooperation.

Azari Jahromi made the remarks in an address to the Second Meeting of the ECO Ministers in Charge of Information and Communication Technologies.

He said the ECO annual GDP is worth of more than five trillion dollars annually which should be regarded as an immense economic capacity giving impetus to the ECO region ties.

Azari Jahromi told his ECO counterparts in Baku that a population of 500 million lives in 10 ECO member-states and the region serves as an extensive market for activity and supply of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) services.

He added that the Second Meeting of the ECO Ministers in Charge of Information and Communication Technologies serves as a ground for acquaintance with services and capacities of the ECO member-states.

Azari Jahromi noted that the meeting marks a good opportunity to survey prospect of mutual projects and regional cooperation.

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