New Delhi, Nov 8: The member nations of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Friday agreed on the need to step up their joint efforts to strengthen cooperation and provide assistance in the field of Prevention of Emergency Situations and provide assistance.
Chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah, the tenth SCO Meeting of the Heads of Departments of Member-States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, dealing with Prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations was held here.
Besides Shah, ministers and heads of departments of prevention and elimination of emergency situations of SCO member-states, the representatives of diplomatic missions of Pakistan and Tajikistan and the SCO Secretariat participated in this meeting.
The delegation heads delivered reports on the major emergencies that happened in the SCO Member States and the conclusions they made from them. They also exchanged opinions on future cooperation in Prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations within the SCO framework, an official said.
The participants intend to continue to promote their interaction to implement the agreements reached within the framework of the organization. (UNI)