For the first time, India hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) heads of government meeting after it joined the eight-member grouping in 2017.
What is SCO?
On ‘One Belt, One Road’
Will the platform help to find route to Afghanistan?
In less than two decades, SCO has emerged as an eminent Eurasian construct. Its geostrategic pillar, which prioritises tackling security threats, remains the most enduring fulcrum of its membership. India now needs to take strong initiatives to not only strengthen regional cooperation but also utilise SCO summit meetings to cement bilateral engagements with SCO member states. Looking North is now more imperative than ever before.