Islamabad: Pakistan is one of the founding members of ECO. ECO summit hosting is always been taken as a matter of pride and this year Pakistan is getting ready to host the 13th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in March this year.

Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which is a priority area for Pakistan, held its last summit in 2012 and now it is Pakistan’s turn to host the meeting.

The member states of the organisation are Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The official website says Pakistan will host the summit on March 1. Iran is also a leading member of the group.