BISHKEK: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on Secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Vladimir Norov during the foreign ministers’ council meeting of the organization.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi congratulated the SCO secretary over assuming charge and said that in his leadership the SCO will grow further and its effectivity and importance around the region and world will increase as well.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan is waiting for his visit to the country and expressed the hope that SCO secretary general will announce his visit to the country soon.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that efforts of the secretary-general for cooperation among the SCO countries are commendable while he also lauded SCO secretariat hard work and members country efforts towards a search of a new dimension of cooperation.
Shah Mehmood also lauded establishment of youth forum of the member countries to promote small businesses.
He said that it is positive step to research on topics of regional development under the consortium of SCO economic analysis center while these research centers will be proved to be vital in the SCO countries cooperation in the fields of economics, finance and trade.
The Secretary-General SCO thanked Shah Mahmood Qureshi over attending foreign minister council meeting while he said that to achieve the desired targets and best possible efforts will be used.