The regular meetings of Special Working Group and Senior Officials Committee of CICA were held in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan on 26-28 October 2016. Ambassador Gu Ziping, Head of CICA Task Force of the Chinese Chairmanship, chaired the meetings. Ambassador Gong Jianwei, Executive Director of CICA Secretariat, presented a report on the developments since last meeting of the Special Working Group in Sharm El Sheikh in March 2016. H.E. Mr. Kamaldinov Akylbek, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan addressed the delegates at the meeting of Senior Officials Committee.
Member States discussed a number of important issues including CICA Action Plan on implementation of UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and proposal for establishment of Organization for Security and Development in Asia on the basis of CICA.