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1. DHAKA DECLARATION…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….1 2. REPORT OF THE SENIOR OFFICIAL MEETINGS………………………………………………………………………………...4 3. MEETING REPORTS
3.1. Report on D-8 Task Force Meeting on Energy and Environmental Conservation……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………...13 3.2. Report On 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Automotive Industrial Cooperation…………..….15 3.3. Report of the Second D-8 Task Force Meeting on Cement……………………………………………….………..18 3.4. Report of the Second D-8 Task Force Meeting on Electronics & ICT…………………………………………..20 3.5. Report of the 3rd D-8 Task Force Meeting on Food Industries…………………………………………………..22 3.6. Report of the Second D-8 Task Force Meeting on Machinery…………………………………………………….25 3.7. Report of the Task Force Meeting on Standardization, Conformity Assessment, Accreditation and Metrology…………………………………………….……………………………………………………………………………………28 3.8. Report of the Seventh Session of Steel Sector Task Force Meeting…………………………………….……..31 3.9. Report of The Third D-8 Task Force Meeting on Technology Cooperation………………………….………33 3.10. Report of The Seventh D-8 Task Force Meeting on SMES……………………………………………….………..36 3.11. Report of the Second D-8 Task Force Meeting on Petrochemical and Fertilizer…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….38

Draft
Dhaka Declaration
on the
3rd Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation
Dhaka, Bangladesh
10 October 2012
We, the Ministers of Industries and Heads of the Delegation of the People‟s Republic of Bangladesh, Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Malaysia, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Republic of Turkey having met in Dhaka on 10 October 2012 for the Third Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation of the D-8 Member Countries; Reaffirming our commitment to continuing to pursue the goals and objectives set out in the Declarations of Summits held in Istanbul (1997), Dhaka (1999), Cairo (2001), Tehran (2004), Bali (2006), Kuala Lumpur (2008) and Abuja (2010) with emphasis on the 5 Priority Areas as established in the 2008-2018 Roadmap ;

Recalling the directives of the Tehran and Istanbul Declarations concerning industrial cooperation among the D-8 Member Countries;
Recognizing the diversified role of industrial sector in the socio-economic development through creating employment opportunities among the D-8 Member Countries;
Reiterating the collective aspirations and will of the Member Countries for the promotion of productive capacity, innovation of new technology and mutual cooperation in the field of industry; Emphasizing the significance of efficient networking of public-private sector for sharing experiences, best practices, enhancing investment and skills, and promoting market access among entrepreneurs and industrialists;

Reaffirming the collective effort and determination to enhance cooperation between D-8 Countries in every respect; including the initiation of long-term projects for institutional capacity building and transfer of technology; and

Seeking to address and execute the above propositions, have reached consensus on pursuing the following;
1. Organizing conferences, seminars, training courses, workshops, industrial and commercial fairs and specialized meetings with the participation of both public and private institutions of the Member Countries in order to build capacity through exchanging experiences, information and technical know-how among the institutions of the D-8 countries; 2. Enhancing mutual investment on industrial and technological development as well as transfer of technology among Member Countries;

3. Promoting creativity, innovation and R&D through joint activities focused on the advancement of enterprises, growth of productivity and economy, and promotion of sustainable, eco-friendly investment towards a green economy;

4. Ensuring national treatment of enterprises for fair competition and strengthening SMEs to...
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