An Indian official attended the meeting of an expert working group of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation held in Pakistan this week.
A press release issued by the Pakistan defence forces’ public relations wing stated that the ninth Defence and Security Expert Working Group (EWG) meeting of SCO concluded after two days on Thursday, February 20.
“The participating countries besides Pakistan as a host included China, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and India, whereas Belarus attended the meeting as the observer state,” it stated.
This was the first meeting of the working group under the “SCO Defence & Security Cooperation Plan – 2020”. “The forum discussed different aspects of cooperation between the SCO member states’ and regional security. The participants also exchanged information and opinions on important issues of mutual interest including joint training and military exercises,” said the press release.