The Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in his Inaugural speech in the 17th SCO summit, Welcomed the Pakistan as the full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. On Friday Pakistan becomes a full member of this (SCO). In the head of the Members of the States meeting in Astana Kazakhstan.
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif addressed the summit and he said, “The SCO goals will resonate with Pakistan’s national ethos, and also so do the core values of the Shanghai spirit and also the SCO charter with our own quest for the Peaceful neighborhood. And he also welcomed a proposal made by Chinese President on the five-year treaty for good neighborliness.
He also thanked the founding members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization members which include Russia, China, and the others for their important staunch support for the Pakistan. The Premier of Pakistan also urged “that as leaders, we should leave a legacy of peace and amity for our future generations. Not a toxic harvest of conflict and animosity.
He also instead of talking about counter weights and containment, to let us create shared spaces for all.” The Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif also congratulated the Indian Premier Narendra Modi, who also became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization here in Astana on Friday.
In the next few decades the SCO, which also is said to be a “sheet anchor” of the regional stability. It would serve as a strong link between the East Asia, Asia Pacific, Atlantic region and also the West Asia as well. PM Nawaz Sharif also said that “it is all set and destined to become the cornerstone of the global politics and the economics also.” With the economics gaining primacy as well.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization which gives us a powerful platform for the partnerships to promote the peace. To build trust as well to spur economic developments for the shared prosperity in the region. And all over the world as well. Which it also helps us all to combat the terrorism. Also to reduce the arms race, and to eliminate the poverty.
It will also help us to deal with the natural disasters. Also to tackle the climate changes that the world is facing right now. And also to assure water security to extend. As the China’s global initiative to transforms the world economic landscape through the One Belt One Road Initiative. The expansion of the SCO has been taken place at an opportune time for us.
The PM also added that “we are diligently implementing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor CPEC. This is also known as a fag of the OBOR in Pakistan. “But what is more is that these mega projects will also benefit the entire SCO community also.
However, Pakistan who has been an observer at the SCO since 2005, also applied for the permanent membership in 2010. But the decision to grant Pakistan full membership was taken by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of the States. Meeting in UFA Russia in the year 2015.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) which is comprised of the six member states, founded in 2001. Its main focus was on military cooperation between the head members. Those who have involved in the intelligence sharing as well the counter-terrorism operations in the Central Asian region. Moreover, the Pakistan and India both the countries were observers so far, have now become the first nations to be inducted as members since the formation of the SCO.
Furthermore, PM NAWAZ also met the Russian President as well as with the Afghan President. Also on the sidelines of the summit and shared pleasantries with Indian Premier as well. Also met with the UN Secretary-General also who felicitates Pakistan in his meeting.