2011 SCO jubilee summit must be held at high level – Saudabayev

August 11. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

2011 SCO jubilee summit must be held at high level - SaudabayevSCO member states will join efforts to prepare for high level summit of the organization devoted to its 10th anniversary in June 2011 in Astana. Chairman of the SCO Foreign Ministers’ Council, Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev said it at the meeting with national coordinators and heads of the SCO Secretariat.

The results of the sitting of National Coordinators’ Council held on August 10-11 in Astana were considered at the meeting.

K. Saudabayev praised the work of the Council, the main body responsible for coordination of the SCO states’ activities. He thanked the member countries and the organization’s permanent structures for the support of the Kazakh initiative on adoption of a brand new SCO Action Plan for 2010-2011.

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About 90 events to be held within Kazakhstan’s SCO presidency: SCO National Coordinator

August 11. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

About 90 events are planned to be held during the period of Kazakhstan’s SCO chairmanship. SCO National Coordinator in Kazakhstan Shakhrat Kuryshev said it after a meeting with Chairman of the Foreign Ministers Council of the SCO, State Secretary – Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev.

“At the session of the National Coordinators Council we agree the main priorities of Kazakhstan’s presidency in the SCO that were outlined in the SCO Action Plan for 2010-2011 by the Kazakh side. The SCO Action Plan covers all main spheres of the activity of the Organization. It outlines interaction in the security field, trade-economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation”, S.Kuryshev said.

He also informed that the Council would complete negotiating the SCO Action Plan for the period of Kazakhstan’ presidency. The Plan includes about 90 events of different character including 30 of them that are planned to be held in Kazakhstan.    

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2293698

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SCO Secretariat to send observers to Kyrgyz parliamentary election

August 11. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Muratbek Makulbekov

SCO Secretariat will send observers to the parliamentary election in Kyrgyzstan. National Coordinator of Kyrgyzstan Tolendy Makeyev informed about it at the meeting with Chairman of the SCO Foreign Ministers’ Council, Kazakh Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev.

“Adoption of an Action Plan for 2010-2011 is on today’s agenda of the sitting of the Council of National Coordinators. I think that in the light of the recent Kyrgyz events rendering of assistance to our country will occupy a significant place in this plan”, T. Makeyev said.

He suggested the SCO Secretariat sending observers to the Kyrgyz parliamentary election scheduled for October 2010. All participants of the organization expressed readiness to send their observers.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2293721

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