OIC economy ministers meeting wraps up work in Istanbul

Istanbul, Nov 28, IRNA – Session of Economy and Trade ministers of member-states of OIC Standing Committee on Economic and Commercial Cooperation ( COMCEC) wrapped up its work here on Friday.
  In the final declaration, which was read by Turkey’s Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz, it said that session of COMCEC approved holding the fifth Health Tourism Conference in year 2015 will be hosted by Islamic Republic of Iran in the city of Mashad and asked for active participation of member states in the conference.

Necessity of forming a trade negotiation committee to consider issues related to trade preferential tariff and offering list of related goods in this field were among other contents of the final declaration.

Continuation of holding working groups related to trade, tourism, agriculture, transportation, banking and stock market and declaring holding time for events were emphasized in the declaration.

Also promotion of banking and stock market cooperation among Islamic countries and necessity of holding training courses were emphasized, too.

The session started its work on Thursday in presence of ministers, officials and experts from 57 member states of COMCEC in Istanbul.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening ceremony of the session.

COMCEC was founded in 1981 and officially started its work in 1984.



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