On 7 July 2022, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming had a meeting with Khek Caimealy Sysoda, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the People's Republic of China.
The sides exchanged opinions on future interaction between the SCO and Cambodia, including between the SCO Secretariat and the Embassy of Cambodia in Beijing.
The SCO Secretary-General informed the Ambassador about the Organisatiion's current activities, including upcoming events in Uzbekistan.
The Ambassador of Cambodia reaffirmed her country's interest in upgrading to observer status at the Organisation. She also discussed ASEAN events, due to take place this year under Cambodia's Chairmanship.