ECO Educational Institute President Prof. M. Akif Kireçci met with Secretary General of the Organization of Turkic States H.E. Baghdad Amreyev at the headquarters of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) in Istanbul on 17 August 2022. The parties discussed prospective cooperation opportunities between their respective organizations in line with the Memorandum of Understanding Between Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, especially in matters of higher education, regional exchanges and scholarships. President Kireçci and H.E. Baghdad Amreyev consulted on possible areas of cooperation in ongoing projects like the Orkhun Process, the Turkic Academy, the Turkic University Union and the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation. They decided to join efforts and foster a mutually advantageous partnership on matters of shared interest.