PM Modi departs for two-day SCO Summit in China

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday departed to attend a 2 day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China’s Qingdao.

Prime Minister Modi posted a message regarding the summit on his official Facebook account on Friday.

“The SCO has a rich agenda for cooperation, ranging from fighting terrorism, separatism, and extremism to promoting cooperation in connectivity, commerce, customs, law, health and agriculture; protecting the environment and mitigating disaster risk, and fostering people-to-people relations,” Prime Minister Modi stated.

He further said that he would be holding multiple meetings with the heads of various SCO member states on the sidelines of the summit. India in its first-time participation along with Pakistan became the full-time member during Astana summit in June 2017.

PM Modi will be holding bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping apart from with various other participating leaders. The participating nations are also set to sign the Qingdao declaration focused on harnessing the power of ICT to address current educational challenges and to ensure equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all.




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