Sushma Swaraj to attend SCO Foreign Ministers meet in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan today
22, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
- She had a productive discussion with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Aidarbekov on all aspects of bilateral relations, including in political and defence, trade and investment, health, capacity building and people-to-people ties.
- The Council of Foreign Ministers meeting will review the preparations for the forthcoming SCO Summit which will be held in Bishkek next month and also exchange views on topical issues of international and regional importance.
- The participating Foreign Ministers will call on Kyrgyz President Sooranbay Jeenbekov.
- This is the second Council of Foreign Ministers meeting that India is attending as a full member of SCO.