Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 22nd President of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Will visit Uzbekistan for two days from tomorrow to attend the meeting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Samarkand, Uzbekistan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State meeting. According to reports, Prime Minister Modi will visit Uzbekistan on September 15 and 16 at the invitation of the Prime Minister. During the President Shaukat Mirzaf Summit, it is expected that the leaders will review the organization’s activities over the past two decades and discuss the status and outlook for multilateral cooperation in the future. The Ministry of External Affairs said that the SCO summit will be attended by the leaders of SCO member states and observer states, the Secretary General of the SCO, the Executive Director of Regional Infrastructure for the Prevention of Terrorism, the President of Turkmenistan and others. invited persons. Issues of regional and global importance will be discussed at the meeting of the 22nd Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. This is the first informal meeting after the Covid outbreak. The previous summit was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in June 2019. The invited leaders include Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold some bilateral meetings on the sidelines of this summit. SCO is an intergovernmental organization established in June 2001 in Shanghai. It has eight member states which include China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.