Sushma Swaraj & Nirmala Sitharaman Attends SCO’s Meet in China

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj have attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) defence ministers’ and Foreign Ministers meeting in Beijing, China, respectively.

It is a preparatory meeting related to upcoming summit of the SCO. The annual summit of the SCO, in which India is the latest entrant along with Pakistan, will take place in the Chinese city of Qingdao in June 2018.
Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • The SCO, headquartered in Beijing, was founded in 2001.
  • China Capital- Beijing, Currency- Renminbi, President- Xi Jinping.