Modi leaves for Tashkent to attend SCO summit


New Delhi : 

Prime Minister Modi will arrive here on Thursday to attend the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organistaion (SCO), a China-dominated six-nation grouping, which is likely to focus on exploring ways to enhance security cooperation to combat terrorism.

India, along with Pakistan,is set to be inducted as full members into the bloc which mainly deals with issues relating to security and defence.Modi is likely to have a bilateral meeting with Xi on Thursday on the sidelines of the summit.In the meeting, Modi is expectd to seek China’s support for India’s membership in the Nuclear Supplier Group.