Professor B.R. Deepak is a senior researcher at the Center of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The 13-year-old Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has become an efficient and constructive regional mechanism to maintain stability and promote development of its member countries, said Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has been developing steadily with tangible fruits observed in such areas as security and humanitarian cooperation.
Leaders of the SCO member states are gathering on Thursday and Friday in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, for a summit that is set to chart the course of the regional group's development for the next decade.
For decades, China's diplomacy has been shaped by a mindset that include keeping a low profile, nonalignment, laying an incomparable emphasis on the relationship with the United States.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit on Sept 11-12 is likely to see member states issue a joint statement to boost multilateral strategic cooperation.
In Wang Yi's meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, both sides agreed that Sino-India ties are at a new starting point in history and face important opportunities for development.
The past decade was especially productive for bilateral ties thanks to the frequent exchange of leaders' visits and more people-to-people interactions.
President Xi Jinping asked the military to be more innovative in its approach to national defense in the year of a "new military revolution".
Seeking an equilibrium point between "social dimension" and "economic dimension" of life may be an imperative to a sustainable way of living together.
The new line of communication can foster economic growth, competitiveness, poverty eradication and social inclusion and help to build strong regional economy.
A series of seminars and symposiums in the countries along the Belt and the Road may be organised to drive the “One Belt One Road” initiative home to the peoples of those countries.