PM to attend 20th SCO Summit tomorrow in Tajikistan

By: News Desk      Published: 06:55 PM, 15 Sep, 2021
PM to attend 20th SCO Summit tomorrow in Tajikistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Tajikistan tomorrow (Thursday) on a two-day-long official visit to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

According to the 24News HD TV channel, during the visit, the PM will also inaugurate the first meeting of the Pakistan-Tajikistan Business Forum.

The foreign office spokesman said in a statement issued here on Wednesday that the PM would visit Tajikistan on a special invitation of its President and would attend the 20th SCO Summit.

The spokesman said during the visit to Tajikistan, Imran Khan would also hold bilateral meetings with other co-leaders participating in the summit and discuss different common issues.

The foreign office spokesman added that a group of Pakistani businessmen would also visit Dushanbe for the business forum while the PM would be accompanied by a delegation of ministers.

The SCO is widely regarded as the "alliance of the East", due to its growing centrality in Asia-Pacific, and has been the primary security pillar of the region.

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