Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Uzbekistan to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Conference
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Uzbekistan yesterday to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Conference.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was launched in 2001. China, Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are currently members of this organization. Countries like Iran, Afghanistan, Belarus and Mongolia are observers.
The 22nd Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization began yesterday in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Samarkand from Delhi yesterday to participate in it. He will attend today’s events at the conference.
The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement released yesterday:
During this visit, Prime Minister Modi is going to meet President Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan, President of Russia Vladimir Putin.