Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – India hosts Summit of Ministers of Justice of SCO member states

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Shanghai Cooperation Organisation - India hosts Summit of Ministers of Justice of SCO member states
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation - India hosts Summit of Ministers of Justice of SCO member states

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – India hosts Summit of Ministers of Justice of SCO member states. India hosted the Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Justice of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) which is a permanent intergovernmental international organization. India was represented by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Thie meeting was held through online mode.

Highlights:

  • The virtual meeting was attended by justice ministers from China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a statement by the Ministry Of Law and Justice.
  • According to the data, Under Tele-Law services initiated in 2017, so far over three lakh 44 thousand free legal consultations have been given to poor people. Tele-Law means the use of communications and information technology for the delivery of legal information and advice.
  • The minister highlighted Pro Bono Legal Services to provide free legal aid to marginalized sections of the society.

About SCO:

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai, China by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter, formally establishing the organisation, was signed in June 2002 and entered into force on 19 September 2003.

  • Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • Founded: 15 June 2001

Related Questions:

  • What is the Constituency of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad? – Patna Sahib,Bihar
  • Who represented India in SCO Summit 2019? – PM Narendra Modi
  • India joined Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in which year? -2017
  • What is the number of total Members of SCO? – 8 Members
  • What are the official languages of SCO? – Chinese, Russian
  • SCO Summit 2019 was held in – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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