During the meeting held -in line with the 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Summit, both leaders appreciated the sustained momentum of bilateral ties, including contacts at several levels, the Foreign Ministry reported.
Both sides debated on all-important two-way cooperation issues, as well as regional and global issues of concern. The discussions also touched on global food security, energy security and fertilizer availability in the context of challenges arising from current geopolitical situation.
Modi recalled that SCO member nations contribute about 30% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 50% of the world’s population.
India’s GDP is expected to grow by 7,5% in 2022, to become highest growth among the world’s largest economies.