Baku, February 07, 2024, The Europe Today: In a significant diplomatic encounter, His Excellency Zang Ming, Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), met with Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Executive Director of the Pakistan Regional Cooperation for Trade and Development (PRCCSF) on February 7, 2024, in Baku, Azerbaijan as reported by PRCCSF and The Gulf Observer.
During the meeting, H.E. Zang Ming expressed his sincere gratitude to Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram for his unwavering efforts in advancing regional connectivity and fostering both bilateral and multilateral cooperation within the SCO framework. He commended the PRCCSF’s initiatives in promoting trade, facilitating investments, and encouraging people-to-people exchanges among member countries.
Highlighting the Forum’s contributions to regional cooperation, H.E. Zang Ming acknowledged Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram’s instrumental role in promoting the SCO’s objectives. The Secretary General expressed his optimism about the continued success of collaborative efforts under Mr. Akram’s leadership.
In response, Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram extended his appreciation for H.E. Zang Ming’s dynamic leadership within the SCO. He specifically lauded the successful execution of various projects, notably the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has played a pivotal role in advancing economic interests and enhancing connectivity between the two nations.
Expressing confidence in the SCO’s central role in fostering regional integration, Mr. Akram emphasized the organization’s ability to bring tangible benefits to the people of its member states. He underscored the importance of sustained collaboration in addressing shared challenges and fostering a climate of mutual prosperity.
Both dignitaries affirmed their commitment to strengthening the ties between the SCO and PRCCSF, recognizing the crucial role of regional cooperation in achieving shared goals. The meeting concluded on a positive note, reflecting the mutual determination to enhance diplomatic and economic collaboration for the betterment of the region.