ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Foreign Affairs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will undertake an official visit to Uzbekistan’s Capital Tashkent on January 25, 2023 to attend the 26th meeting of Council of Ministers (COM) of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
The theme of the event is “Year of Strengthening Connectivity”, an area of special interest and significance for Pakistan.
In her weekly media briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mumtaz Zahra Baloch told that the minister for foreign affairs will address the Council of Ministers and hold bilateral meetings with participating ministers and other dignitaries on the sidelines of the event.
“As the policy making forum of ECO, the Council of Ministers approves the annual workplan of the Organization,” Mumtaz Zahra Baloch remarked.
“As a founding member, Pakistan remains strongly committed to the objectives of ECO which aims to promote effective regional cooperation, with focus on communications, trade, culture and connectivity,” she added.