On 3 November 2022, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming met with Mohamed Adnan Shaikho, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the People's Republic of China, at the SCO Secretariat.
The Secretary-General congratulated the Ambassador on starting the procedure for his country’s accession to the SCO family and informed him about the SCO’s activities and the results of the SCO Heads of State Council meeting in Samarkand.
Mohamed Adnan Shaikho thanked the Secretary-General for granting Bahrain the status of an SCO dialogue partner and highly praised the Organisation’s activities. The parties expressed their readiness to maintain a regular dialogue and promote cooperation.