ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for Moscow to attend the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Foreign Ministers scheduled for September 9 and 10.
According to a statement by the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the chair of the meeting, extended the invitation to the foreign minister.
“The SCO-CFM is the highest forum of SCO after the Council of Heads of State (CHS) and the Council of Heads of Government (CHG), it added.
The statement further said it deliberates on important regional and international issues and considers documents for approval and adoption by the Council of Heads of State.
The Moscow SCO-CFM will consider more than 20 documents for subsequent adoption in the SCO Council of Heads of State.
It will also adopt a Joint Communiqué reflecting member states’ unified stance on important regional and international issues, the statement read.
The foreign minister will also have bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the CFM.
FM will also have bilateral meetings on sidelines.
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