Secretary General of the bloc Zhang Ming said Varanasi, the holy city will be declared the first “Cultural and Tourism Capital” of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation for 2022-23 under a new rotating initiative by the 8-member organisation in order to promote people-to-people contacts and tourism among the member states.
- A city of the cultural heritage of a member country will have the rotating Presidency of the organisation annually and will get the title to highlight its prominence under this initiative.
- In 2020, India hosted the Head of the Government of the SCO meeting.
Beijing-headquartered Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
- The Beijing-headquartered Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an 8 -member economic and security alliance Organisation including China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
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