Saudi Arabia in SCO

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH   Context: Saudi Arabia has approved a memorandum granting the kingdom the status of a dialogue partner in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)   What is a dialogue partner? Dialogue Partners refer to individual sovereign states and not members, but with a special interest and/or capacity to contribute, particularly in …

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Shanghai Cooperation Organization What to study? For Prelims and Mains: SCO- composition, functions, objectives and India’s engagement with SCO. Context: External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar recently represented India at SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) foreign minister meet. The meet was attended by foreign …