On 8 November 2022, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming, speaking online, addressed the opening ceremony of the Eighth International Scientific and Practical Conference held by the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS). The conference is dedicated to the most prominent and acute issues related to efforts to counteract present-day challenges and threats.
The forum is attended by Director of the SCO RATS Executive Committee Ruslan Mirzayev, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism Vladimir Voronkov, Head of the CIS Anti-Terrorist Centre Evgeniy Sysoev, Head of the SS Directorate at the Inter-Services Intelligence of Pakistan A. Iqbal , Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for National Security of Tajikistan M.N. Nemat, as well as diplomats, experts, and representatives of political science circles from different countries.
The conference will continue until 9 November 2022.