President meets SCO Secretary GeneralPolitics
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. During his participation in the
Meeting of the Council of Heads of SCO Member States in Samarkand, the Republic
of Uzbekistan, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh met with Secretary General of
the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Zhang Ming.
At the meeting, President U.Khurelsukh said that as part of its multi-pillar foreign policy, since Mongolia became an observer country of the SCO in 2004, Mongolia regularly participates in meetings and events of the heads of state and government of SCO member countries, aiming to develop cooperation in an optimal way.
The president expressed Mongolia’s interest in developing cooperation with the SCO as an observer country, especially in the implementation of major regional infrastructure and economic projects and programs.
He also introduced that using its advantage of geographical location connecting Asia and Europe, Mongolia aims to become a ‘Transit Mongolia’, a hub of trade, transport and logistics networks, freight traffic and services.