Partnership for a Transformative World:
The D-8 aims for Economic Cooperation to improve member states’ position in the global economy, to diversify and create new opportunities in trade relations, to enhance participation in decision-making at international level, and to improve standards of living.
In the 10th Summit, Bangladesh is going to host the D8 Youth Summit for the first time.
D8 Business Forum on the sideline of the D8 Summit 2021 Dhaka.
43rd session of the D8 Commission
19th Session of the D8 Council of Ministers
Prime Minister, Bangladesh
Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, assumed the office on 07 January 2019 for the fourth time after her party Awami League-led grand alliance won the December 30, 2018 11th Parliamentary elections.
Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi is the current President of Egypt, former Director of Military Intelligence, former Minister of Defence, and former General. Starting 10 February 2019, Sisi also began serving a one-year term as Chairperson of the African Union, which concluded in 2020.
Ir. H. Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, was born in Surakarta, Central Java, on 21 June 1961. In the direct presidential election in Indonesia on 9 July 2014, Joko Widodo was elected as the 7th President of the Republic of Indonesia.
Dr. Hassan Rouhani was born on 12 November 1948 in Sorkhe (Semnan province), Lawyer, Muslim cleric, Representative of the Supreme Leader to the Supreme National Security Council, Member of the Assembly of Experts, head of the Political and Social Committee of the Assembly of Experts, President of the Center for Strategic Research
Prime Minister, Malaysia
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is a Malaysian politician who has been serving as the 8th Prime Minister of Malaysia since March 2020. He served as the 10th Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs and in many other Cabinet positions under former Prime Ministers Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Najib Razak and Mahathir Mohamad, from May 1995 to February 2020
Muhammadu Buhari is a Nigerian politician who has been president of Nigeria since 2015. Buhari is a retired Major General of the Nigerian Army and served as military head of state from 1983 to 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état.
Prime Minister, Pakistan
Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi HI PP is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Before entering politics, Khan was an international cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, which he led to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup
With roots in Rize, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was born in Istanbul on February 26, 1954. He graduated from Kasımpaşa Piyale Primary School in 1965 and completed his high school education at Istanbul Imam Hatip School (Religious Vocational High School) in 1973.
Ambassador Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari joined the Malaysian Public Service in 1981. In his distinguished diplomatic career in the Foreign Service of Malaysia, he served as Malaysia’s highest envoy in Qatar, Brunei, Egypt and Palestine. He was Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Laos, Zagreb, Croatia as well as in Amman, Jordan. He also served in different diplomatic Missions in different capacities.