Young people from SCO Countries assemble in China

2016-09-02 17:34:29

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The First Youth Campus of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s members and observers took place in the last week of August through a travel around Beijing, the Inner Mongolia and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Regions of China.

In the action, organized by the Communist Youth League of China, nine young people represented Mongolia. The Youth campus attracted young representatives of SCO Members – Russia, China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and observers – Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan, to act as a platform for discussion about partnership and friendship between the members and observers, consolidation of ties, and to exchange of opinions on the pressing in the globe. The participants attended various events and got familiarized with Chinese culture.

 The First Youth Campus’ vision was to give young people better knowledge about China’s culture, cooperation with other countries, its foreign policy, the Belt and Road Initiative, in order to improve understanding between the above 12 countries through close ties between youth.

This meeting was initiated by the Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and is to be held for the next four years.