New Delhi: Taking a dig at China and Pakistan, prime minister Narendra Modi said that ‘each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity’, at the 20th summit of SCO Council of Heads of State which was held virtually on Tuesday.
Addressing the meeting, Prime Minister Modi said, “India has strong cultural and historical ties with SCO countries… India believes that to enhance connectivity it is important that we move forward while respecting each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity”. With Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan looking, Modi said that India has been closely sticking to the charter of the SCO and raised concerns over attempts to bring in bilateral issues into the agenda.
Modi told the SCO members that India will use its vaccine production and distribution capacity to help the world fight against Covid-19 pandemic. “In this very difficult time, India’s pharma industry has sent essential medicines to more than 150 countries. As the world’s largest vaccine producing country, India will use its vaccine production and distribution capacity to help the whole humanity in fighting this crisis,” he added.