Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani will lead the Pakistani delegation in the 22nd Meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Council of Heads of Government, to be held on 26th of this month in Kyrgyzstan.
According to Foreign Office, he will participate in the meeting at the invitation of Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic Akylbek Japarov.
The SCO Council of Heads of Government meeting will be attended by the Heads of Government of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Vice-President of Iran and Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and India. The SCO Observer States Belarus and Mongolia as well as Guest State Turkmenistan will also attend the meeting.
The Council of Heads of Government is the second highest forum in SCO, which focuses primarily on the areas of economy, finance, commerce, and socio-economic cooperation.
Pakistan will assume the Chair of SCO Council of Heads of Government in this meeting.
The Foreign Minister will also hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SCO Council of Heads of Government meeting.