China to further strengthen SCO to safeguard regional security: Spokesperson

BEIJING, November 27 (INP): The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is continuously engaged in important mission safeguarding regional security and stability and to promote development and prosperity of all member countries.

China committed to play it’s leading role to achieve this mission, said spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian here at a regular news’ briefing.

Zhao Lijian in his statement on role of SCO, further said, ” Since its founding 19 years ago, the SCO has maintained a sound and stable momentum of development and successfully blazed a new path of cooperation and development for regional organizations.

Against the backdrop of global disasters and epidemics interwoven with profound changes unseen in a century as well as complex and profound evolution of the international and regional landscape, the SCO has an even more important mission to safeguard regional security and stability and promote development and prosperity of all countries.

Not long ago, the SCO video summit produced fruitful results. Leaders of the participating countries drew up a blueprint and charted the course for the Organization’s development in the next stage.

The upcoming meeting of heads of government is an important event under the SCO framework this year.

At the meeting, Premier Li Keqiang and other leaders will hold in-depth communication and exchange on deepening SCO cooperation amid the pandemic, gather broader consensus on cooperation.

They will formulate more practical measures to seek greater synergy between BRI cooperation and national development strategies and regional cooperation initiatives, enhance economic, trade, investment, production capacity, connectivity, cultural and people-to-people cooperation, boost national economic recovery, improve people’s livelihood, and promote faster and better development of the SCO.”

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