Iranian agriculture minister visits Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.14
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iranian Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati arrived in Astana on Dec.14 to pay an official visit to Kazakhstan.
Hojjati will attend the 13th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) which is scheduled for December 14-15 in Astana, Iran's Fars news agency reported.
The Iranian minister is expected to deliver a speech at the meeting.
He will also hold bilateral meetings with senior officials of the SCO member countries.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a Eurasian inter-governmental organization which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
The SCO currently has six full members. Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, and India are observer states and the organizations dialogue partners include Belarus, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.