WUHAN, China, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A news release from Global Times:
Leaders of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, observer states, and dialogue partners as well as representatives of non-governmental friendship organizations, have held in-depth discussions on topics such as think tank exchanges, sister city cooperation, health, rural development and poverty reduction, high-quality connectivity, and new media training.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the SCO Forum on People-to-People Friendship held in Wuhan on Thursday, officials and experts also reached a broad consensus on carrying forward the “Shanghai Spirit”, deepening solidarity and collaboration, maintaining peace and stability of countries in the region, promoting common development and making greater contributions towards building a community with a shared future for humanity.
The Forum was co-organized by the Good-neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the SCO, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, and Hubei Provincial People’s Government.
The Forum realizes that the SCO plays a pivotal role in respecting diversity of civilizations, supporting the people of all countries in independently choosing the path for development, establishing equal partnerships, safeguarding peace and stability of our region and promoting common development. The SCO has become a comprehensive regional cooperation organization