Prime Minister Abylgaziev’s working visit to Uzbekistan
Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev who is on a working visit to Tashkent (Uzbekistan), took part in the meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization states-members.
The participants of the meeting discussed agenda a number of important issues in trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian fields aimed at further improving the activities of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Following the meeting, a number of documents have been signed.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent international intergovernmental organization, the creation of which was announced on June 15, 2001 in Shanghai (People’s Republic of China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Thus, currently eight countries are SCO member states – the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Four countries have observer state status in the SCO – the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Belarus, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Mongolia.
Six more countries are partners in the SCO dialogue – the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Armenia, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, the Republic of Turkey, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency