On July 29, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin took part in a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He highlighted the importance of expanding the potential of the region, the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan reported.
Mukhriddin underscored the need to enrich the SCO social and economic agenda, emphasising that the Member States should consider converging national strategies for regional development.
The Minister said President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon had proposed to develop a SCO economic development strategy for the period until 2030.
Particular attention was paid to the need to create a unified list of terrorist, extremist and separatist organisations.
The SCO includes Tajikistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, Russia and Uzbekistan. The SCO Secretariat is based in Beijing, and the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure is based in Tashkent.