Chinese Foreign Ministry: The upcoming SCO Council of Heads of Government Meeting will promote cooperation

The SCO Council of Heads of Government Meeting, which will be held on December 14-15, 2014, in Astana, Kazakhstan, will further expand cooperation within the organisation and contribute to the development of the SCO member states and region, China's Deputy Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping said.

He said the SCO member states were resolved to coordinate their efforts against global challenges. "The SCO must choose a way to increase its role in regional affairs and in boosting economic growth and living standards in its member states," the Chinese diplomat said.