India has invited all eight member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to a digital summit of the bloc which it’s internet hosting on November 30, the Ministry of External Affairs stated on Thursday.
For the primary time, India is internet hosting the summit of the council of heads of presidency of the SCO.
India and Pakistan grew to become everlasting members of the SCO in 2017. The different member nations of the SCO are Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
“The country hosting the SCO summit invites all SCO member states to attend the meeting. We have accordingly informed all eight SCO member states, the four observer states, the SCO Secretary general and the director of SCO RATS,” spokesperson within the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava stated.
He was replying to a query on the problem.
India had earlier this month introduced that it’ll host the summit of the council of heads of presidency of the SCO within the digital format and that it is going to be participated by prime ministers of the member international locations of the bloc.
The SCO summit of the Council of Heads of State is taken into account as the primary annual occasion. It was hosted by Russia on November 10 within the digital format.
Seen as a counterweight to NATO, the SCO has emerged as one of many largest transregional worldwide organisations. The intention of the SCO is to take care of peace, stability and safety of the area.