D-8 Countries

The Developing 8 (D-8) is an organization of eight developing countries that have formed an economic development alliance. The objectives of D-8 Organization are to improve member states’ position in the world economy. The D-8 organization was founded on June 15, 1997 in Istanbul, Turkey by Necmettin Erbakan, former Turkish Prime Minister.
D-8 Countries
The D-8 are large Muslim population countries. The eight D-8 countries are: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.

D-8 Priority Areas

The five priority areas of D-8 are:
  1. Trade
  2. Agriculture and Food Security
  3. Industrial Cooperation & SMES
  4. Transportaion
  5. Energy & Mineral

D-8 Secretariat

D-8 Secretariat is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Currently, Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi of Iran is the Secretary General of the D-8 Organization.

D-8 MEMBERS

COUNTRYCAPITALCURRENCY
BangladeshDhakaTaka
EgyptCairoPound
IndonesiaJakartaRupiah
IranTehranRial
MalaysiaKuala LumpurRinggit
NigeriaAbujaNaira
PakistanIslamabadRupee
TurkeyAnkaraLira

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