PM says D-8 Organisation falls short of expectation,

Stresses for accelerating momentum for stronger partnership and substantial increase in trade

ISTANBUL, Oct 20 (INP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has urged the D-8 group of the OIC to enter the project-implementation phase with clear focus on the development, progress and prosperity of our peoples. “We also aspire for it to have a stronger voice at the international level”.

Addressing the D-8 meeting of heads of state and government here on Friday, the Prime Minister said he was certain that the Organization will continue to move steadily along the path of even more robust economic cooperation,

INP/AH