Three day SCO moot begins in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD, MAY 23 (DNA) – The three-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure Legal Experts (SCO-RATS) meeting hosted by Pakistan is underway in Islamabad, on Monday.Pakistan is hosting its first SCO meeting since the country became a member of the organisation in June 2017.India is also attending the regional conference despite recent tensions that have persisted between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

“The Government of Pakistan is pleased to welcome delegations from SCO member states to Islamabad,” said the FO on Tuesday.

Legal experts from the eight member states, namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan, as well as representatives of the SCO-RATS Executive Committee will participate in the meeting.

The legal experts will discuss terrorist threats faced by the region and come up with ways and means to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation between SCO member-states.