ISLAMABAD, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan said Tuesday that it will host the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) Legal Experts meeting from Wednesday to Friday in Islamabad.
It is the first ever SCO meeting to be held in Pakistan since the country became a member of SCO in June 2017, the foreign ministry said.
Legal experts from the eight member states, namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan, as well as representatives of the RATS SCO Executive Committee will participate in the meeting.
The legal experts will discuss terrorist threats facing the region and ways to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation between SCO member states, a foreign ministry statement said.
Pakistan welcomes delegations from the SCO members to Islamabad and supports SCO's efforts for regional cooperation in fighting terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime.
Pakistan is ready to share its experiences in tackling the menace of terrorism through the RATS SCO, the ministry said.