The SCO summit will be attended by the leaders of the organisation's member states, observer states, secretary-general of the SCO, executive-director of the SCO regional anti-terrorist structure (RATS), president of Turkmenistan, and other invited guests.
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India will use its vaccine production and distribution capacity to help world fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. PM Modi also said that India is the “largest vaccine producting country” in the world.
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. The PM’s flight took a longer route to Bishkek, through the airspace of Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries, bypassing Pakistani airspace despite permission for overflight from Islamabad. The government’s decision is a reflection of the frosty nature of bilateral ties with Pakistan since the standoff following the February 14 suicide attack in Pulwama by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) that killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force troopers.A day before embarking on the visit in a statement on Wednesday, the PM said that the global security situation as well as economic cooperation will be on the agenda at summit, and asserted that his visit to the Central Asian country will strengthen India’s ties with the SCO member states.The prime minister also plans to plans to meet several leaders bilaterally on the sidelines of the SCO Summit. Follow Highlights here:
India will hold bilateral meetings with Russia and China on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit at Bishkek this week, the Ministry of External Affairs stated during a press briefing on Monday.
PM Narendra Modi and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain were among the leaders who attended the media briefing after culmination of the 18th SCO summit where India and Pakistan participated as full-fledged members.
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 06:01 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Qingdao (China) | By Press Trust of India
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also host of the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, says presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain at the meet is of great historic significance.
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 12:43 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Qingdao | By Press Trust of India
The 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit will explore ways to expand cooperation among the eight member countries in security, trade and investment and cultural exchanges, besides connectivity.
India and China have decided to set up a new “people-to-people mechanism” to build on the momentum in bilateral ties from the Wuhan Summit, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks on Saturday during their second meeting in nearly six weeks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will continue to focus on practical cooperation through their bilateral ties as well as through the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation platform.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit during which they will take stock of the implementation of decisions taken at the informal summit in Wuhan.