Rajnath Singh goes to Tashkent to attend the SCO summit

NEW DELHI: Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh He embarked on Friday for a two-day visit to Tashkent to attend the summit (SCO).

Rajnath Singh will represent India in the meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of, Uzbekistan.

He will meet with Uzbekistan's defense minister, Major General K Nizamovich to discuss issues related to defense cooperation.

Leave New Delhi to Tashkent to attend the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and also have bilateral commitments with Uzbekistan. We look forward to meeting with Uzbekistan's defense minister, Major General K Nizamovich to discuss matters related to defense cooperation, Singh tweeted.



This will be the third CHG meeting after India became a member of the SCO. The last two CHG meetings were held from November 30 to December 1, 2017 in Sochi, Russia, and from October 11 to 12, 2018 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the MEA said in a statement.

India actively participates in several SCO cooperation mechanisms in the region to further develop multilateral cooperation within the SCO framework.

Leaders participating in the meeting are expected to focus their discussions on multilateral economic cooperation/economic development in the SCO region.

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