On 27 April 2022, Deputy SCO Secretary-General Muratbek Azymbakiyev attended the opening ceremony of the spring-time session of the International Financial Forum New Landscapes: Global Economic Development Prospects and Challenges.
In his welcoming speech, Mr Azymbakiyev noted that the SCO prioritised the cost-effective implementation of long-term trade and economic programmes. The Organisation is actively involved in implementing the UN's Agenda for Sustainable Development up to 2030. He underscored the readiness of SCO member states to facilitate the development of an open global economy in line with multilateral concepts, mutual consultation and mutual benefits.