Prime Minister Narendra Modi will journey to Samarkand in Uzbekistan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Group (SCO) summit to be held between September 15 and 16, This would be the first in-person summit after the 2019 summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, as reported by Indian Categorical (IE),
The report added that PM Modi could attain Samarkand on September 14 and return on September 16. After the 2022 summit, the presidency of the SCO will probably be handed over to India for the following yr until September 2023. New Delhi will most probably host the following SCO summit,
Among the many leaders who’ve confirmed attending the event are Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Shahbaz Sharif, and Ebrahim Raisi. Though no announcement of any bilateral assembly has been made by the federal government but, the IE report quoted sources as saying that Modi could meet with Putin and Raisi on the sidelines of the summit.
PM Modi and Jinping final met on the BRICS Summit in 2019. If the 2 leaders meet on the summit, they’ll accomplish that for the primary time after the fallout between the armed forces of India and China in Ladakh in Could 2020.
Recently, the troops have began to disengage from the final remaining friction level, Level 15 in Gogra-Scorching Springs area. The disengagement is scheduled to finish by September 12.
PM Modi will “actually” meet Uzbekistan president Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the summit.
The leaders on the summit are more likely to focus on the battle in Ukraine and the scenario in Afghanistan underneath Taliban rule, the IE report acknowledged.
SCO was based in 2001 in Shanghai. It presently has eight members particularly, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Iran, Afghanistan, Belarus, and Mongolia have been granted the standing of observer states. The group primarily focuses on regional safety points and improvement.