On 8 December 2022, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to the People's Republic of China Hassane Rabehi at the SCO Secretariat.
The Ambassador of Algeria confirmed his country's interest in the activities of the SCO.
The Secretary-General briefed the Algerian side on the history of the SCO’s creation, the organisation’s goals, principles, the main directions of its activities and the stages of its expansion.
It was agreed to maintain regular contacts between the Secretariat and the Algerian Embassy in Beijing.