SCO summit to be held in videoconference format
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held on 10 November in the format of a video conference, TASS reported.
At the meeting, it is planned to discuss issues of further strengthening and deepening cooperation within the SCO, including in the context of the global political and socio-economic consequences of the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection.
Attention will be paid to the promotion of practical interaction between the SCO member states in the field of politics, security, trade and economy, cultural and humanitarian ties, building up efforts to deepen political dialogue, primarily in the interests of ensuring stability in the SCO space, increasing the efficiency of trade and economic cooperation, improving coordination at key international venues.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an international organization established in 2001. Its member states are India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan. Four more countries have the status of an observer state under the SCO, including Belarus, which received this status in 2015.