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Prime Minister of Pakistan Participation in the SCO Plus Summit Meeting in Astana held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Participation in the SCO Plus Summit Meeting in Astana held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Participation in the SCO Plus Summit Meeting in Astana held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif led Pakistan delegation at the the SCO Plus Summit in Astana held on 4 July 2024 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

In his statement during the SCO Plus meeting on the theme “Strengthening multilateral dialogue – striving for sustainable peace and development”, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of multilateralism and upholding universally recognised principles of International law including human rights and humanitarian laws. He condemned unilateral coercive measures, racist and xenophobic ideologies including Islamophobia and all such acts that undermined multilateralism. To preserve and promote peace everywhere, the Prime Minister stressed the need to avoid great power rivalry, upholding international law and the UN Charter and resolution of disputes through peaceful means.

The SCO Plus Summit was attended by ten SCO member states Belarus, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as well as Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Qatar, Türkiye and Turkmenistan as guest countries.

Editor: Kamran Raja