New ECO secretary general elected
The Secretary General of the ECO is elected and appointed by the Council of Ministers for from among the candidates nominated by the Member States on the basis of qualifications, experience and suitability as laid down in the Staff Regulations of the ECO Secretariat. As the Chief Administrative Officer of the Organization, Secretary General is responsible for all activities of the Organization. The Secretary General is discharging his duties over a non-renewable three-year terms of office.
H.E. Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour (Iranian national) is ECO Secretary General. He is the 12th Secretary General of the ECO who started his tenure in August 2018.