On 8 December 2023, SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming met with Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the People’s Republic of China Assem Mohammed Hanafi Elseify at the SCO Secretariat in Beijing.
Zhang Ming briefed the Egyptian Ambassador on how cooperation between the SCO and Egypt was proceeding, emphasising the SCO Secretariat’s commitment to the efforts it is making in every way possible to accept Egypt as an SCO dialogue partner for further cooperation within the organisation.
The Egyptian Ambassador praised the SCO’s activities and reaffirmed his country’s interest in taking an active part in the diversified partnership at the SCO.
The Arab Republic of Egypt has been a dialogue partner with the SCO since 2022.