‘Kashmir be granted Observer Status in ECO’
The Kashmir should be granted observer status in ECO like Northern Cyprus which is enjoying Observer Status. This was stated by Abdul Rauf Alam, President FPCCI and ECO-CCI.
He quoted that Northern Cyprus was granted Observer status in ECO on the recommendation of Turkey which was supported by ECO member countries. He informed that Northern Cyprus is an autonomous entity in Turkey and almost similar like Azad Jammu Kashmir.
Rauf Alam further stated that Pakistan has the Presidency of ECO Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ECO-CCI) and he, being the President of FPCCI ( the National Chamber of Pakistan) is holding the office of President ECO-CCI feeling that Kashmiri business community and enterprises should be facilitated on this international platforms which aimed merely the economic cooperation and prosperity in the region.
He said that Pakistan has the privilege of being the founder member of ECO and FPCCI and ECO-CCI will move their stance through diplomatic channels of the government.