Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Kazakhstan on a two-day visit, ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit meeting in Astana. The Prime Minister is scheduled to attend the inauguration of the Astana Expo on June 9. The event is based on the theme “Future Energy” this year.
In a Facebook post, PM Modi wrote, “At this meeting, on completion of the process, India will become a full Member of the SCO upon which SCO will represent over 40 per cent of humanity and nearly 20 per cent of global GDP.”
Along with India, Pakistan is also participating in the event. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the event to represent his country. It will mark one of the rare times when India and Pakistan will conduct a joint military exercise. The summit will fulfill India’s long-time desire to attain full membership of the SCO. The primary motive behind the formation of the SCO was to ensure stability along the borders
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