PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO.
The bloc's summit was hosted by the Kazakhistan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the independence palace, where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif were also present. All members described India's accession to SCO as historic and said it would strengthen security and promote regional cooperation among member countries.
The prime minister in his speech at the summit also congratulated India which has also achieved the membership. Its two-day summit, which kicked off on Thursday in Astana, focuses on issues related to cooperation in the fight against global terrorism, security, and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
They exchanged greetings when they were in the leaders' lounge for the reception at the Astana Opera organised to welcome the leaders participating in the SCO Summit.
He said energy, education, transport, agriculture, security, development and trade would be the top drivers in India's ties with the SCO.
The SCO, headquartered in Beijing, was founded in 2001 and comprises China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan as full members.
Asian rivals India and Pakistan on Friday formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russian Federation, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir.
The reason for the boycott was India's concerns over the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a project under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), headed by Chinese President Xi, and which passes via Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The Buffalo Sabres have traded a 2017 third round pick to Montreal in exchange for left-handed defenseman Nathan Beaulieu . Beaulieu immediately improves the Sabres' blue line under new coach Phil Housley, a Hall of Fame defenseman.
Garrett was limited during organized team activities and minicamp with what Cleveland.com reported as a sore foot. Overall, Garrett registered 141 tackles, 47 tackles for loss and 31 sacks during his three years at Texas A&M.
Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the U.S. military said, and there have been injuries. Seven US Navy sailors are missing after their ship USS Fitzgerald collided with a container vessel off the coast of Japan.
He imagined teams gathering together and doing the same thing in their communities and that is what Relay for Life became. As the survivors walk, other event participants will cheer them on in a demonstration of support and celebration.
It thus ruled the civic body with its three members in the then 25-seat House - a majority of the councillors were from the BJP. In the last election, the BJP and Congress had won 12 and 10 seats respectively while the CPI (M) had won from three wards.
The Pentagon said the jets sale would increase security cooperation between the U.S. and Qatar and help them operate together. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on a Gulf tour trying to help broker an end to the crisis, defended the deal.
Ms Sanders also said the president was pleased with attorney general Jeff Sessions' evidence to Congress on Tuesday. Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team's words, but he did call Spicer's statement "bizarre".
It has to be seen, the home minister added, in what circumstances the USA president made the statement on the Paris accord. Baker and Scott last month urged Trump to continue the United States commitment to the climate agreement.
He said that while they "could be lying to me", he didn't think so. "While the president has every right to" fire Mr. Ruddy said the president was weighing whether to dismiss Mueller because of concerns about conflicts of interest.
Day, needing a miracle to get back into contention after his opening 79 carded a three-over-par 75, leaving him 10 over. The Japanese star birdied six of his first eight holes Friday, finishing round two at five under for the tournament.
Just months into its mission, the world's first quantum-communications satellite has achieved one of its most ambitious goals. The researchers sought to prove that particles can remain entangled across great distances - in this case, almost 750 miles.
Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
Oddly enough, Boente was acting deputy attorney general when Sessions recused himself, and until Rosenstein was appointed. Earlier this week U.S. media reported that Mueller was investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice.
Could Antonio Conte quit Chelsea?
He has made Emenalo and director Marina Granovskaia aware of his transfer wish list and Chelsea will continue recruitment efforts. He is now on vacation and will return for the pre-season fixtures that the Premier League champions are set to play.
Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations
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Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open
After the breather, the World No. 47 Sakai continued to dominate the third game, opening up a six point lead at 17-11. The errors started to flow for Srikanth as Son won 11 of the last 12 points in the second game.
Price Of Oil Is Being Hammered Down By Negative News
US crude futures CLc1, meanwhile, were down 3.4 percent to $44.92 a barrel, the lowest intraday level since May 5. Rising U.S. crude output has undermined OPEC-led cuts, with production up more than 10 percent in the past year.
Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation
The GOP needs full support among its members as they have only two votes to spare in the Senate and will get no Democratic buy-in. Tax reform: The House hoped to have a tax bill ready for debate by now, putting a vote on the floor by July 4.
Democrats win annual baseball game with special meaning
The Democrats won 11-2, then turned right around and gave the trophy to the Republican team to put in Scalise's office. The parties will be fighting to take the lead in the long-running series: Both teams have 39 wins and 39 losses .