Cooperation between ECOSF and Turkic Council
During a transit flight at Istanbul airport, on March 20, 2017, President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) took the opportunity to interact with Turkic Council to enhance cooperation and collaboration between the two organizations. Project Director Mehmet Sefik Yurtçiçek from Turkic Council called upon Prof. Soomro at the airport and discussed collaboration of mutual interests with the background that some of the member states of both organizations are the same and ECOSF has MoU with TWESCO (www.twesco.org) which is an affiliated organization of Turkic Council.
Prof. Soomro introduced ECOSF, its aims and objectives and the ongoing activities such as the promotion and funding S&T research collaboration and capacity building in Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI). He also shared the programme of Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) capacity building of School Teachers for teaching STEM subjects. President ECOSF affirmed that both the organizations can collaborate to pursue common goals in ECO member states leading to socio economic development of the member states. Mr. Yurtçiçek assured Prof. Soomro to liaise with the higher authorities and discuss with the concerned higher authorities of Turkic Council for cooperation with ECOSF and will convey to ECOSF accordingly.