Why is the SCO conference being held in Uzbekistan and how is it decided where it will be held?

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting will be held on September 15 and 16 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani PM Shahbaz Sharif will participate in this program. Russia and Ukraine war including food security is expected to be discussed in the meeting.

The eyes of the world will be on PM Modi-Shahbaz Sharif and Jinping and Putin. However, it has not been officially released that between whom bilateral talks will take place. This meeting is also in discussion because the relations between Russia and China are not going well with America, in such a situation a big decision can be taken during their talks.

Know what is the SCO conference, why is it being organized in Uzbekistan and how is it decided where it will be held? Know the answers to these questions…

What is SCO conference and why was it formed, understand in 4 points

  1. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was established 21 years ago on June 15, 2001. This organization includes 8 countries of the world. It includes China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
  2. The goal of the organization is to take tough measures regarding security in countries, prevent terrorism, discuss economic issues and trade. The consent of all its members is necessary for taking any decision and taking action.
  3. Trade, culture, technology, research are shared between countries. Apart from this, along with increasing the scope of education and tourism, taking care of the protection of the environment is also included in the purpose of the organization.
  4. Meetings are held every year to discuss many issues. In which apart from different issues, the budget of the organization is also decided. This time apart from 8 countries, 4 countries will also be included, which have got the status of Observer. This includes Afghanistan, Iran, Belarus and Mongolia.

Why and how are elections held in SCO conference Uzbekistan?

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has two permanent headquarters, one in Beijing, China, and the second, the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Uzbekistan. This year Uzbekistan is the host of the 2022 SCO Summit. Every country gets a chance for the summit. His name is already decided. This time Uzbekistan has been chosen for this.

Usually, those cities of the countries included in the group are chosen for the meeting, which are considered cultural and tourism capital. Every now and again different countries get a chance to host.For example, Varanasi has been chosen for this from India. Its official meeting will be held in Varanasi in 2023.

Manish Prabhat, Ambassador of India to Uzbekistan, says, for the last two years, this conference could not be organized due to Kovid. That’s why this meeting is special. This time many issues related to business and trade can be discussed in the countries of Central Asia.

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