Minister for Interior and Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan Iqbal who s in Beijing, China to attend the Interpol General Assembly meeting, visited the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization today for a meeting with Mr. Rashid Alimov, the cretary General of SCO, says a press release received here today from Beijing.
Welcoming the Federal Minister, the Secretary General appreciated Pakistan's membership of SCO and said that SCO's expansion has given the organization a new impetus and strength to work for the betterment of the region. The Minister thanked the Secretary General for supporting Pakistan's membership. He expressed Pakistan's readiness to deepen all-round cooperation with SCO member states in area such as trade and connectivity, infrastructure development, security, culture and people-to-people ties. He emphasized that with deep rooted historical and cultural links as well as strong economic and strategic complementarities, Pakistan was poised to play a greater role for peace, security and development of the region. He assured the Secretary General of Pakistan's support in his endeavours.PREVIOUS NEXT