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Regional Cooperation for Development

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Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) or Organization for Regional Cooperation and Development (ORCD) was a multi-governmental organization which was originally established in 1964 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey, regional members of the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), to allow socio-economic development of the member states. In 1979, this organization was dissolved. It was replaced by Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in 1985. Seven new members were added: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.

Joint Stamp Issues

From 1965 to 1979, the three nations jointly issued stamps. These depicted personalities: Shah of Iran, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Mohammad Ali Jinnah; arts, buildings, world heritage sites including Moenjodaro and landscapes including Lake Saiful Muluk, Kaghan Valley, Pakistan.

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Regional Cooperation for Development Wikipedia


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