A meeting of experts chaired by the Chinese delegate was held at the SCO Secretariat in Beijing between 27 February and 1 March 2018 to prepare a regular meeting of the Security Council Secretaries of the SCO states.
The experts discussed matters related to the preparations and holding of the 13th meeting of the SCO National Security Council Secretaries. They also prepared consolidated drafts of the meeting's final documents.
Those present held a constructive discussion on documents concerning security and stability in the SCO area to be submitted for signing at the forthcoming June SCO summit, which will be held in Qingdao, China.
The meetings of the SCO National Security Council Secretaries have been held since 2004 to discuss and coordinate cooperation in the field of security within the framework of the SCO.
China holds the SCO Presidency in 2017-2018.