Taghrib News Agency (TNA) 16 May 2022 - 20:45 http://www.taghribnews.com/en/news/549829/parl-t-deputy-speaker-arrives-in-nakhchivan -------------------------------------------------- Title : Parl't Deputy Speaker arrives in Nakhchivan -------------------------------------------------- Deputy Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Nikzad entered the Republic of Nakhchivan from the land border of Jolfa on Monday afternoon. Text : Ali Nikzad, the Deputy Speaker of the Iranian Parliament and Chairman of the Iran-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Friendship Group, is scheduled to meet with the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan and also meet with the Speaker of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Wasef Talibov, during his visit to Baku. Nikzad will also deliver a speech at the third annual meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and hold meetings with some heads of parliamentary delegations during his two-day visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Economic Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) will be held to promote parliamentary participation and reach regional convergence. The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was initially established in 1984 with the participation of three countries, Iran, Turkey and Pakistan, under the Izmir Treaty to raise the economic standard of living of the region s people. Afterwards, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstanand Kyrgyzstan joined the organization in 1992. The expansion of intra-regional and extra-regional trade, as well as efforts to integrate trade between the countries of the region and world trade, are among the goals of the ECO.