ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for Kazakhstan to participate in the two-day meeting of the Heads of State Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Astana in Kazakhstan beginning today (Thursday).
Heads of State Council is the highest decision-making body of SCO which meets annually.
Pakistan has observer status at SCO and will become its full member at Astana. The decision, in principle, to give membership to Pakistan was taken by the SCO Heads of States meeting held at Ufa in Russia in 2015.
On the sidelines of the SCO Summit, the premier will hold a number of bilateral meetings with other participating leaders.