PM Modi leaves for Uzbekistan for SCO summit, will not meet Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Modi will discuss the regional and global issue and its expansion in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leaders' summit (15-16 September). For this, PM Modi left for Uzbekistan this evening. NN

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Samarkand, Uzbekistan to attend the SCO Summit. After reaching here, PM Modi will also meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Modi will discuss the regional and global issue and its expansion at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Leaders' Summit (15-16 September). For this, PM Modi left for Uzbekistan this evening.


Will meet with many heads of state!

At the SCO conference, PM Modi will also exchange views on deepening multidimensional cooperation within the SCO. Before the departure of PM Modi, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said that at the SCO conference, PM Modi can also hold bilateral meetings with the heads of state of different countries.


Kwatra said that Prime Minister Modi is going to Samarkand to attend the SCO meeting at the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In the SCO meeting, he will discuss various issues including topical, regional and international issues, the expansion of the SCO and the multi-dimensionality within the organization.


PM Modi will not meet Jinping

Earlier it was being speculated that after reaching there PM Modi can meet Jinping. But now it is being said that there will be no meeting of PM Modi with Jinping. Also, the meeting of PM Modi, and Russian President Vladimir Putin is believed to be confirmed. However, it has not been revealed yet that the leaders of the countries with which PM Modi will hold a meeting.


Jinping and Putin meeting

Significantly, during the SCO Summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Xi Jinping told Putin, that China is ready to work with Russia as a 'great power'.