Beijing(TNS): Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister meets with the Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Beijing

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister meets with the Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Beijing

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, held a meeting with Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Ambassador Zhang Ming in Beijing today.

Senator Ishaq Dar reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to the SCO Charter and the Organization’s fundamental ideals as enunciated in the ‘Shanghai Spirit.’ He expressed Pakistan’s strong commitment to advancing SCO’s security and development cooperation agenda.

Recognizing the immense potential of the SCO region, the Deputy Prime Minister emphasized the collective responsibility of SCO member states to collaborate effectively and harness the collective potential for sustained progress and prosperity of the entire SCO region.

The discussion also touched on Pakistan’s initiatives and contributions in its ongoing Chairmanship of the SCO Council of Heads of Government. Ambassador Zhang conveyed his best wishes to the Government of Pakistan on assuming the Chair and reiterated SCO Secretariat’s continued support to Pakistan during its tenure as Chair of the Heads of Government of the Organization.