On 17 April 2017, Astana hosts a meeting of the SCO Council of National Coordinators (SCO CNC) chaired by Kazakhstan National Coordinator Aydar Abishev.
The meeting will last until 19 April and its agenda includes about 30 issues related to current preparations for a meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers scheduled for 20-21 April 2017, in Astana.
The meeting will also consider logistics ahead of the upcoming meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State that will be held on 8-9 June 2017, in Astana.
The National Coordinators will also discuss the results of the SCO Meeting of Security Council Secretaries and the Conference of Senior Officials of the SCO anti-drug agencies authorised to fight illegal drug trafficking.
A mere 50 days is left until the SCO Summit.
The SCO CNC coordinates SCO current activities and ensures cooperation between relevant ministries and agencies of SCO member-states.