Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attended the digital assembly of the eight-member bloc which was additionally addressed by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.
China stated on Tuesday that the digital assembly of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) hosted by India has sent “many positive signals” with leaders reaching consensus on a number of points.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday attended the digital assembly of the eight-member bloc which was additionally addressed by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.
Asked how China considered the result of the SCO heads of the federal government assembly, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying advised a media briefing in Beijing that the assembly was about implementing the outcomes reached on the not too long ago concluded SCO Summit and talk about measures to reinforce cooperation in areas such because the battle towards COVID-19, commerce, funding and tradition sectors.
Earlier this month, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated within the SCO Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS), the best discussion board of SCO, assembly hosted by Russia in a digital format.
“Many consensuses were reached. The leaders also released a joint communique as ratified many cooperation documents. There are many positive signals, Ms. Hua said, while talking about Monday’s meeting.
Parties spoke highly of the SCO countries’ joint efforts to fight COVID-19. They all expressed readiness to uphold Shanghai spirit and continue to fight the virus, she said.
“They are opposed to stigmatising the virus and they all support the WHO’s role in upholding regional and international global public health security, she said.
“They believe in taking a host of measures to boost economic recovery. China pointed out that we need to advance our cooperation agenda, build a safe and stable development environment and consolidate the basis for integrated development and promote innovation-driven development, she said.
China will launch a trade index for the SCO countries and deepen cooperation in agriculture, poverty alleviation and other areas, she said. In his address at the meeting, Premier Li made a strong pitch for greater counter-terrorism cooperation among the SCO countries to foster a secure and stable environment for development.
Mr. Li said members of the SCO grouping should actively foster a secure and stable environment for development. “With uncertainties and destabilising factors growing in the region, we need to work together to uphold regional peace and stability, he said.
“Joint counter-terrorism exercises must continue to be held in order to forestall sabotages by terrorist, separatist and extremist forces exploiting the pandemic,” Mr. Li stated.
The SCO is an financial and safety bloc wherein India and Pakistan have been admitted as full members in 2017. Its founding members included China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.