Ambassador Gong Jianwei, Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat, had a meeting with Ambassador Rashid Alimov, Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization at the SCO Secretariat in Beijing on 11 January 2016.
The parties discussed issues of promoting regional security; and role of CICA and SCO in maintaining stability in the region and countering new threats and challenges. The importance of the Memorandum of Understanding between Secretariats of CICA and SCO signed in Shanghai in May 2014 was highlighted.
The parties exchanged views on a number of topical issues of the international agenda, as well as on the further deepening and expansion of cooperation between CICA and SCO, particularly in the fight against terrorism.
Ambassador Gong Jianwei wished Ambassador Rashid Alimov, who assumed the position of Secretary-General of the SCO since January 2016, success and fruitful work.