On 2 November 2022, the SCO Secretariat hosted a meeting between SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming and Ambassador of the State of Palestine Fariz Mahdavi.
The SCO Secretary-General informed the Ambassador about the key areas of cooperation within the SCO, its principles and goals, as well as the results of the September meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council in Samarkand.
The meeting participants also discussed the expanding SCO geography due to new dialogue partners, as well as their interaction with the member states. The Ambassador said that the SCO has successfully united a large number of countries that represent various cultural and historical traditions, religions, various stages of economic development and different political stances.