Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member States 2020 to be held in India

During 5th meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Member states for “Head of Ministeries and Departments of Science and Technology’ held in Moscow, Russia from 20th-22nd November, India has been selected to host the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member states in 2020. During the closing ceremony of the ‘5th Meeting of ..

UN-SCO cooperation to fight terrorism

At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace, security and stability, Guterres organized on 19 Nov,  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The event was jointly organized by the Russian UN mission and the SCO. The SCO is an intergovernmental international organization, ..

NDRF hosts 2019 SCO Joint Exercise on Earthquake Rescue

On 4th November 2019, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search and Rescue in New Delhi. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is hosting the event which will continue till 7th of this month. The purpose of the exercise is to rehearse the disaster ..

2019 meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of SCO held in Tashkent

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has represented India at a meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tashkent on November 1-2. It was the 3rd CHG meeting of the SCO after India became the member of the grouping in 2017.The SCO is an influential regional security grouping which is ..

The first conference on military medicine for SCO member-states being held in New Delhi

The first conference on military medicine for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from September 12 to 13, 2019. The aim of the conference is  to share best practices in the field of military medicine, build capacities and overcome common challenges.

Xi Jinping conferred with Kyrgyzstan’s Highest National Award

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been conferred the Kyrgyzstan’s highest national award titled “Manas Order of the First Degree” at the Ala Archa state residence in Bishkek. Xi, along with other leaders of the group including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is in Bishkek (the Kyrgyz capital) to attend the 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ..

SCO: India s Global and Regional Interests

The origin of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) can be traced back to Shanghai Five which comprised of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. SCO came into existence with the inclusion of Uzbekistan to the group in 2001. SCO was expanded to include India and Pakistan in 2017. India s Global and Regional Interests SCO ..

Meeting of Council of Heads of States (CHS) of Shanghai Cooperation Organization started in Bishkek

On June 13, the meeting of Council of Heads of States (CHS) of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has started in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first multi-lateral summit after his re-election as the Prime Minister. This is also the second CHS meeting after India became member of SCO. Presidents ..