On 27 June 2022, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming had a meeting with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China Shakhrat Nuryshev at the SCO Secretariat. Zhang Ming shared his impressions form his recent visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, noting that it was very eventful. The Secretary-General also met with President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Foreign Ministry leadership, as well as representatives of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) and the Astana International Financial Centre. The SCO mission participated as international observers at the referendum on amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Ambassador expressed confidence that Zhang Ming's extensive diplomatic experience will give a new impetus to the further development and improvement of the SCO. He reaffirmed the Embassy's commitment to maintaining close contacts with the SCO Secretariat.