MoS, Culture participates in Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meeting

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New Delhi: Minister of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal today  presented India’s perspective on cultural cooperation within Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Minister of State for Culture mentioned India’s association with SCO as Member State and commitment towards mutual support and cooperation in the field of culture, an official release said.

Arjun Ram Meghwal cited India’s initiatives of online exhibition on ‘Shared Buddhist Heritage’ and translation of Indian Classics in official languages of SCO (Russian and Chinese) accomplished on the sidelines of SCO Council of Heads of Government Meeting, 2020 hosted by India.

Minister of State for Culture also shared the celebrations of 75 years of India’s Independence as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ with his counterparts and envisioned India’s journey ahead to completing Centenary of Independence in 2047.

Arjun Ram Meghwal  expressed his belief towards enhanced cooperation with SCO member states based on shared values.

Minister of State for Culture appreciated the efforts of Tajikistan for their proposals for Agreements on cultural cooperation in the field of Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Vocational Education in Culture and Arts.