The 19th Meeting of COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held virtually on October 11th, 2022, with the theme of “Economic and Social Impacts of Transport Infrastructures: An Overview of OIC Member Countries”.
The representatives of 19 Member States attended the meeting. Furthermore, the representatives of the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), İzmir Development Agency and COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) attended the meeting.
The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges regarding economic and social impacts of transport infrastructures in their respective countries. Furthermore, they have deliberated global practices for the assessments of economic and social impacts of transport infrastructures and key success factors and challenges faced in the OIC Member Countries. The meeting has mainly considered the findings of the research report titled “Economic and Social Impacts of Transport Infrastructures: An Overview of OIC Member Countries” which has been conducted by the CCO. The meeting come up with concrete policy recommendations to be submitted to the 38th COMCEC Ministerial Session.
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