07 July 2015, Tuesday, 10:27

Ufa declaration will be signed following the SCO Summit

 

UFA, 7 July 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Galiya Nabieva/. The Ufa declaration will be signed following the Summit, the official website of the President of Russia informs. On July 8-10, 2015 Ufa will host the SCO and BRICS summits, which will be attended by Vladimir Putin.

Political coordination and global governance, problems of sustainable development, expansion of cooperation within the association will be discussed at the meeting of the leaders of the BRICS countries. An exchange of views on the prospects of the BRICS New Development Bank and foreign currency reserve pool will be carried out.

The program of activities also provides a meeting in the "outreach" format with participation of heads of states of the BRICS, SCO and the Eurasian Economic Union, meeting with representatives of the Business Council of BRICS. The Russian President will talk separately with leaders of trade unions of the BRICS countries. It is scheduled adoption of a number of documents at the end of the Summit.

The agenda of the Council of the SCO heads includes issues of further development of the organization, strengthening its role in the international arena, better coordination on important international and regional issues. It is expected approval of a set of documents, including the Strategy for the Development of the SCO till 2025.  A decision to initiate an admission procedure of India and Pakistan to the Organization is anticipated.

On the sidelines of the events in Ufa bilateral meetings between Vladimir Putin and the heads of foreign states — members of the SCO and BRICS Summits is scheduled.