sco: India assumes rotating SCO presidency

Uzbekistan on Friday passed over to India the chairmanship of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Group (SCO) within the ancient town of Samarkand. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired the twenty second SCO summit in Samarkand, which used to be attended via Top Minister Narendra Modi.

“On account of the #SCOSamarkandSummit, India will host the following SCO summit because the Group’s chair in 2023. We can do our easiest to lend a hand India, our strategic spouse, within the implementation of this accountable venture,” Uzbek Overseas Minister Vladimir Norov tweeted.

The summit in Samarkand used to be additionally attended via Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese language President Xi Jinping and Iran Ebrahim Raisi, Pakistani Top Minister Shahbaz Sharif and different leaders of Central Asian nations.

Established in Shanghai in June 2001, the SCO has 8 complete contributors, together with the six founding contributors China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. India and Pakistan was complete contributors in 2017.

During the last years, it has turn out to be one of the crucial greatest interregional world organizations.

Iran used to be permitted as an enduring member of the SCO on the summit in Samarkand.

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