On 1 November 2022 the SCO held its 21st meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) via videoconference. Itwas chaired by the Chinese side.
The meeting was attended by Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, Alihan Smaiylov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Akylbek Zhaparov, Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Kokhir Rasulzoda, Prime Minister of Tajikistan, and Abdulla Aripov, Prime Minister of Uzbekistan.
The meeting was chaired by Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.
The meeting was also attended by SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming, Director of the Executive Committee of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure Ruslan Mirzayev, Chairman of the Board of the SCO Business Council Davron Vakhabov, Chairman of the Board of the SCO Interbank Consortium Alisher Mirsoatov, as well as senior representatives of SCO observer states, including Roman Golovchenko, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mohammad Mohber, First Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene, Prime Minister of Mongolia, Hojamyrat Geldimyradow, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan as an invited guest of the presiding side, the Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Mrs. S. M. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich, Secretary-General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation Khusrav Noziri, Deputy Executive Director of the Secretariat of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia Chi Fang, and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States Ilhom Nematov.
The heads of delegations of the SCO member states exchanged views on key issues of global and regional development, discussed priority steps to increase trade, economic, cultural, and humanitarian cooperation within the SCO.
Following the meeting, the parties signed a Joint Communiqué.
Speech by the SCO Secretary-General.
The next meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) will be held in 2023 in the Kyrgyz Republic.