Pakistan makes history with first ever SCO counter terror moot in Islamabad

Pakistan makes history with first ever SCO counter terror moot in Islamabad
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ISLAMABAD - A three-day meeting of Legal Experts Group of Shanghai Cooperation Organization-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure concluded in Islamabad today.

The member states discussed various proposals for enhancing regional cooperation in countering terrorism and extremism. They also discussed administrative and organizational matters.

The meeting deliberated upon the agenda of the 33rd Session of the Council of SCO-RATS to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in October 2018.

Legal experts from eight member states, namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan, as well as representatives of the SCO-RATS Executive Committee participated in the meeting. The SCO-RATS, based in Tashkent, was established by the member states of the SCO in 2001 to combat terrorism, separatism and extremism.

The hosting of the meeting in Islamabad demonstrates Pakistan's commitment as a full member of SCO to the idea and working of the organization.

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