What are the aims and mandates of Shanghai Cooperation Organization? How far do you think it will boost India’s relation with Central Asian Countries and China? (150 W/ 10 M)

Sources: https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2018/06/12/shanghai-cooperation-organisation-summit-2018/ https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/shanghai-cooperation-organisation-calls-for-global-front-to-fight-terror-groups/article24129891.ece Model Answer: Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which today has an ambitious regional and global vision, coupled with a strong economic mandate. The expansion of SCO last year to include India and Pakistan now makes this a powerful and strategic regional grouping, accounting for 40% of the world’s population, almost 20% of its … Continue reading What are the aims and mandates of Shanghai Cooperation Organization? How far do you think it will boost India’s relation with Central Asian Countries and China? (150 W/ 10 M)