Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday joined other regional leaders at the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) Summit, in Tajikistan’s capital.
On his arrival at Nauroz palace – the venue of the SCO meeting, the prime minister was warmly received by Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon.
At the welcome ceremony, PM Imran Khan and other participating leaders of SCO member states posed for a group photograph with President Emomali, the head of the host country.
Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, National Security Adviser Dr Moeed Yusuf and Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood were part of the call group.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told media at the SCO venue that Prime Minister Imran Khan would present Pakistan’s stance on the importance of peace and security for the development and prosperity of the region.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the event would open up opportunities for Pakistan to collaborate with regional countries at the SCO platform and also discuss ways for a peaceful Afghanistan.