10th summit of D-8 on economic cooperation kicks off virtually

The 10th summit of eight developing countries (D-8) began virtually in Iran on Thursday.

ANI | Tehran | Updated: 09-04-2021 11:28 IST | Created: 09-04-2021 11:28 IST
10th summit of D-8 on economic cooperation kicks off virtually
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The 10th summit of eight developing countries (D-8) began virtually in Iran on Thursday. The Summit on economic cooperation was attended by Heads of States/Governments of eight D8 Member States, including Iran, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Turkey, and Nigeria in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, reported IRNA.

D-8 was established in 1997 to promote economic and development cooperation among eight Member States with its Headquarters at Istanbul, Turkey. The D-8 objectives, inter alia, include improving developing countries' position in the world economy, diversifying new opportunities in trade relations, and enhancing participation in decision-making at the international level. Priority areas of cooperation in the D-8 include: Trade; Industry; Agriculture and Food Security; Energy; Transportation; and Tourism. (ANI)

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