The SCO was founded at a summit in ____ in 2001 by the presidents of Russia, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

A. Dushanbe
B. Shanghai
C. Samarkand
D. Moscow

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Shanghai

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The SCO, seen as a counterweight to Nato, is an eight-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest transregional international organisations. It was founded at a summit in Shanghai in 2001 by the presidents of Russia, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The SCO also has four Observer states – Iran, Mongolia, Belarus, and Afghanistan and six dialogue partners – Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cambodia, Nepal, Turkey, and Sri Lanka.

Who is the current foreign Minister of India?

A. Ajit Doval
B. Samant Goel
C. S. Jaishankar
D. Rajnath Singh

Answer

Correct Answer: C. S. Jaishankar

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Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is an Indian diplomat and politician who is the current Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India since 31 May 2019. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha since 5 July 2019, representing Gujarat.

The 21st SCO summit is the first SCO Summit being held in a ____ format.

A. Virtual
B. Physical
C. Hybrid
D. OnCall

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Hybrid

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The 21st SCO summit is the first SCO Summit being held in a hybrid format and the fourth Summit. This Summit assumes significance as the organization is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The SCO Summit will be attended by the leaders of the SCO Member States, Observer States, Secretary-General of the SCO, Executive Director of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS), President of Turkmenistan, and other invited guests.

Who is the current SCO Secretary-General?

A. Emomali Rahmon
B. Jumakhon Giyasov
C. Emomali Rahmon
D. Vladimir Norov

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Vladimir Norov

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Vladimir Imamovich Norov is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and the current Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. He was appointed to his current position on June 10, 2018, at the 2018 SCO summit and took office on 1 January 2019.

The 21st Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State will be chaired by the President of which country?

A. Russia
B. Kazakhstan
C. Uzbekistan
D. Tajikistan

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Tajikistan

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The 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State will be held on 17th September 2021 in Dushanbe in a hybrid format. The meeting will be chaired by the President of Tajikistan H.E. Emomali Rahmon. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, which was created in June 2001 in Shanghai.  The SCO, seen as a counterweight to Nato, is an eight-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest transregional international organisations. It was founded at a summit in Shanghai in 2001 by the presidents of Russia, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

The 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State will be held in:

A. Dushanbe, Tajikistan
B. Samarkand, Uzbekistan
C. Moscow, Russia
D. Islamabad, Pakistan

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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The worsening humanitarian crisis linked to the security situation in Afghanistan and regional peace was the focus of the ongoing 21st Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, which was created in June 2001 in Shanghai.

The 21st meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State will be held on:

A. September 16, 2021
B. September 17, 2021
C. September 18, 2021
D. September 19, 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: B. September 17, 2021

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The 21st meeting of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) Council of Heads of State will be held on September 17 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in a hybrid format. The meeting will be chaired by Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon.