SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov visits Kazakhstan

At the invitation of the country's officials, SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov arrived in Astana today to attend the 12th SCO National Security Council Secretaries' meeting.

The SCO National Security Council Secretaries' meeting is the first important event leading up to the SCO Summit which will take place on 8-9 June 2017 in the capital of Kazakhstan.

During the meeting, representatives of the member states will exchange opinions on current issues in international and regional security and stability.

The meeting will be followed by a joint news conference with Presidential Aide and Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan Vladimir Zhumakanov and SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov.

During the Astana visit, the SCO Secretary-General plans to hold several bilateral meetings, review the construction of the SCO Pavilion at EXPO 2017, meet with students of the Presidential Academy of Public Administration, and speak in front of the faculty and students of Nazarbayev University.