The third Meeting of Heads of ministries and departments of science and technology of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

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The third Meeting of Heads of ministries and departments of science and technology of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization 06.09.2016 12:17

September 4, 2016 in Issyk-Kul region of the Kyrgyz Republic third meeting of heads of ministries and departments of science and technology of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held, which in different formats was attended by Vice-Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan B.A. Asylova, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China Wang Zhigang, Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic E.K. Sarieva, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation V.S. Kaganov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Kyrgyz Republic S.H. Olimzoda, Chief Executive Office - Vice Chairman of the Committee for Coordination of Science and Technology under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan O.R. Parpiev and the Deputy Secretary General of the SCO A.A. Nosirov.

The meeting was chaired by Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic E.K. Sarieva.

During the meeting of the heads of delegation in a friendly atmosphere and in the atmosphere of mutual understanding comprehensively was discussed the development of multilateral scientific and technical cooperation in the SCO framework and exchanged views on the implementation of the Agreement between the governments of SCO member states on scientific and technical cooperation (Bishkek, September 13, 2013) and the agreements reached within the framework of the last meeting of heads of ministries and departments of science and technology of the SCO member states.

The Meeting unanimously confirmed the effective use of scientific and technological capacity and increase to the contribution of science and technology in the development of national economies in the interests of the parties.

The parties considered and adopted in principle the draft Action Plan for implementation of the Agreement between the Governments of the SCO Member States on scientific and technical cooperation for the period from 2016 to 2020 and the Concept of scientific and technological partnership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and decided in accordance with established procedure to submit to the forthcoming regular meeting of Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai cooperation organization in 2016 in Bishkek.

The parties took as a basis the proposals to "Cooperation in Science and New Technologies" project List of actions to further develop the project activities within the SCO framework for the period 2017-2021 years for entering the list in the prescribed manner to the upcoming in Bishkek in 2016 the next meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the SCO Member States.

The parties agreed to hold the fourth meeting of heads of ministries and departments of science and technology of the SCO member states in the Russian Federation.

The parties expressed their deep appreciation to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic for the warm hospitality and excellent organization of the Third Meeting of the heads of ministries and departments of the SCO member states.

The protocol was signed following the meeting.

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