Rajnath Singh attends the SCO meeting in Tashkent

TASHKENT: Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh He attended the meeting of the Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of (SCO) here on Saturday.

He was received by the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov at the SCO meeting, according to the Office of Raksha Mantri.

Singh had arrived on a three-day visit on November 1. He paid floral taxes on the statue of the former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on Shastri Street here. The former leader died in Tashkent on January 11, 1966.

The Minister of Defense also visited Shastri Memorial School here and interacted with the students studying there. He also signed the Guest Book at the school where he paid tribute to Shastri.

Apart from participating in the SCO meeting, he will also hold bilateral engagements with Uzbekistan .