ISLAMABAD: According to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan is eager to collaborate with the SCO’s member nations to advance cooperation in numerous spheres and achieve the organization’s objectives.
Mr. Sharif expressed the hope that the SCO member states will continue to cooperate to promote worldwide solidarity and collaboration during a discussion with SCO Secretary General Ambassador Zhang Ming in Lahore.
The prime minister also underlined Pakistan’s staunch adherence to the “Shanghai Spirit” and the SCO’s founding principles.
In addition, he emphasised the difficulties that the eight SCO members, including China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, are currently facing as a result of rising fuel and food costs and the ensuing food insecurity.In topics
including commerce and economy, connectivity and transportation, poverty reduction, energy, food security, global warming, security, information systems, and cultural ties, he emphasised Pakistan’s priorities and national development goals.
The prime minister praised the efforts of the SCO-RATS (Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure), where Pakistan and other members were actively addressing shared security issues.
As a result of Pakistan’s positive contributions to the SCO, the secretary general praised them and extended an invitation to the prime minister to attend a summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, in September.