张明秘书长 Чжан Мин Zhang Ming

SCO Secretary-General

Mr. Zhang Ming

Born in June 1957 in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, graduated from the Faculty of Asian and African Languages of the Beijing University of Foreign Studies, has a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Since 1983, he has worked in the Department of West Asian and North African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, at the Chinese Embassy in P.D.R. Yemen, and at the Chinese Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman.

1992-1997 Deputy Director of the Department of West Asian and North African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China;

1997-2001 First Secretary, Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the State of Israel;

2001-2006 Deputy Director-General of the General Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China;

2006-2009 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to the Republic of Kenya, Permanent Representative to UNEP and Permanent Representative to UN-Habitat;

2009-2010 Director-General of the Department of African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China;

2010-2011 Director-General of the General Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China;

2011-2013 Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China;

2013-2017 Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of China;

2017-2021 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Head of the Chinese Mission to the European Union;

2022 — Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Married, one son.
Заместитель Генерального секретаря ШОС Г.С.Логвинов

SCO Deputy Secretary General

LOGVINOV GRIGORY

Born in 1956. Graduated from the Institute of Asian and African countries at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Fluent in chinese, english, german languages.

Work Experience:

Since 1979 has been working in the diplomatic service on different posts at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs, at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in China and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the USA.

2004-2008 — Minister of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in China, Permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the Secretariat of Shanghai cooperation organization.

2008-2016 — Ambassador at large of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, in charge of security issues in North-East Asia including the nuclear problem of the Korean peninsula. Deputy Head of the Russian Delegation on six-party talks.

2016-2019 — Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Commonwealth of Australia. Concurrently accredited to Fiji, Nauru, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

2019 — Ambassador at large of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, in charge of Russia-India-China cooperation (RIC) and multilateral parliamentarian and non-governmental for as in Asia-Pacific and South Asia.

Has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. 2021 — SCO Deputy Secretary General

Married, two daughters.
Собирзода Ш.Г.

Deputy Secretary General of the SCO

SOBIRZODA SHUKHRAT GULMAKHMAD

Born on September 27, 1973 in the Republic of Tajikistan. Tajik.

Education:

Technological University of Tajikistan (1995)

Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (2001)

Career:

1998-1999 — Attache of the Asia and Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.

2001-2004 — Third Secretary of the Asia and Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.

2004-2007 — Expert of the first category of the SCO Secretariat.

2007-2010 — Second Secretary of the Asia and Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.

2010-2013 — Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Kyrgyz Republic.

2013-2017 — First Secretary, Advisor to the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.

2017-2020 — Advisor to the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in China, Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the SCO Secretariat.

2020 — 2022 — Head of the SCO Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Since February 25, 2022 — Deputy Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

State awards: Diploma of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The diplomatic rank is Second Class Advisor.

Married, four children.
Заместитель Генерального секретаря ШОС Сохайл Хан

SCO Deputy Secretary General

SOHAIL KHAN

Born in 1960. Graduated from John Hopkins University (USA)

Fluent Urdu, English and Russian.

Work Experience:

1990-2000 — Third, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Moscow;

2000-2003 — Director of the 3rd Department of Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan;

2003-2008 — First Secretary of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Washington;

2008-2013 — Director General of the Department of Foreign Policy Planning, the Department of Protocol and the Department of America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan;

2013-2017 — Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Thailand;

2017-2020 — High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of South Africa;

Since May 18, 2022 — Deputy Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Has diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

SCO Deputy Secretary General

Shri Janesh Kain

Born: 17 April 1982

Education:

Graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi as Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering

Work Experience:

Joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2006,

2006-2007: Training at Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi.

2007-2008: Worked in the External Publicity & Public Diplomacy [XPD] Division & Policy, Planning & Research (PP&R) Division.

2008-2013: Worked in the Embassy of India, Russia as Third Secretary (Language Trainee), Second Secretary (Political) and First Secretary (Political).

2013-2016: Worked in High Commission of India, Islamabad as First Secretary, Head of the Consular and Visa Wing.

2016-2019: Worked as Director (Afghanistan) in the Ministry of External Affairs, Republic of lndia dealing with issues pertaining to Afghanistan-India relations.

2019-2021: Worked as Deputy High Commissioner and Commercial Representative in High Commission of India, Mauritius.

Personal:

He is proflcient in Hindi, English, Urdu, Pubjabi atld Russian. Married, with two children.
Ниязалиев Нуран Садырович

SCO Deputy Secretary General

Nuran S. Niyazaliyev

Born 1 April 1975 in the Kyrgyz Republic. An ethnic Kyrgyz

Education:

1998 :Kyrgyz State National University in Bishkek. Career:

1998: Press Officer, Press Service, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

1999: Attache, Western Department, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

1999-2000 Attache, Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Austria, Hungary and Slovenia and Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN and other international organisations, Vienna

2000-2001 Second Secretary, UN Section, Main Department of International Security and Strategic and Legal Problems, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

2001-2004:Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN, New York, USA

2004-2005: Second and later First Secretary, UN and International Security Department, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

2005-2008: Deputy Department Director and chief of International Organisations Section, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

2008-2011: Advisor, Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

2011-2012: Deputy Director, International Organisations and Security Department, Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic

2012-2015: Advisor and Deputy Head of the Kyrgyz Republic Permanent Mission to the UN, New York, USA

2015-2019: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic in the State of Qatar (Doha)

2019-2022:First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Since 22 November 2022 until the present, Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Has the diplomatic rank of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy

State awards: Decorated by the Emir of the State of Qatar with the Al Wajbah State Award for his contribution to the strengthening of Kyrgyz-Qatari cooperation; he is also a bearer of the Nazir Tyuryakulov Award of the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan “For Contributing to the Promotion of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy” conferred on him for his role in promoting Kyrgyz-Kazakhstani relations; he also has agency decorations of the Kyrgyz Republic and medals of international organisations (CSTO, SCO).

Married, with three children.
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SCO Deputy Secretary General

NURLAN YERMEKBAYEV

Date of birth: 1 January 1963

Place of birth: Chimkent, Kazakh SSR

Marital status:

Married

Two children

Language skills:

Kazakh, Russian, English, Chinese

Education:

Order of the Red Banner Military Institute of the Soviet Defence Ministry (Moscow), graduated with distinction (1981‒1986)

Officer of command personnel (Chinese and English languages) The Kazakh State Architectural and Civil Engineering Academy, by extra-mural education (1996)

Engineer-Economist

Faculty of the General Staff Academy, National Defence University of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan/Yelbasy, Complete course in the Art of War

Academic titles, degrees, related activities:

Ph D (Candidate of Political Science)

Service record:

1981‒1991: Served in the Soviet Armed Forces;

1984‒1985: Served with a Soviet military mission in the People’s Republic of Angola;

1991‒1996: Worked with foreign trade organisations of Kazakhstan, including abroad;

1996‒1997: Adviser to the Board Chair of Almaty Merchant Bank LLC;

1999‒2001: Chief Representative of the People’s Savings Bank of Kazakhstan (Halyk Bank) in Beijing;

2001‒2003: Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the People’s Republic of China;

August 2003 – April 2004: Charge D’Affaires en pied/Head of the Diplomatic Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Singapore;

April 2004 – January 2006: Head, Foreign Policy Centre, Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

January 2006 – January 2007: Adviser to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Head, Foreign Policy Centre, Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

January 2007 – September 2010: Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

September 2010 – April 2012: Foreign Affairs Aide to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

April 2012 – November 2014: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the People’s Republic of China, Part-Time Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (July 2012), Part-Time Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (October 2012 – November 2014);

November 2014 – September 2016: Assistant to the President/Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

September 2016 – April 2018: Minister of Religious and Civil Society Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

April 2018 ‒ August 2018: Assistant to the President/Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

August 2018 – August 2021: Defence Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lieutenant General;

Since April 2022: Assistant Professor, Faculty of International Relations and World Economy, Kazakh National University (Part-Time);

Since January 2023: Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

Has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Professor Emeritus, National Defence University of the Republic of Kazakhstan Has been repeatedly awarded with national and international awards. Author of several dozen articles and co-author of the book Kazakhstan and Countries of the World.