SCO membership: Yet another big opportunity for Pakistan

SCO membership: Yet another big opportunity for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD- The statement of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi about CPEC and Shanghai Cooperation Organization carries much significance.

The basic objective of SCO is to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation among the member states and promote their effective cooperation in politics, trade, economy, research, technology and culture.

Pakistan can become the gateway for the SCO member countries.

The SCO member states have been making joint efforts to maintain and ensure peace, security and stability in the region. Pakistan’s active participation in all SCO activities is a step in right direction. Pakistan should chalk-out long term planning to strengthen its economy.

Pakistan should pay special attention to resolve its internal challenges and internal threats. China has emerged as one of the largest economic power of the world.

One Belt One Road Initiative (OBOR) and the China Pakistan Economic corridor would prove to be a game changer for the entire society.