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India’s SCO Presidency and its implications for India-Central Asia connectivity

 India became a permanent member of SCO in 2017. Since joining, New Delhi has made a substantial contribution to this organisation by raising certain critical concerns relating to connectivity, transportation, regional security, and economic growth ....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 December 2022

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Why is Early Presidential Elections in Kazakhstan Significant?

Background
The incumbent President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won by a landslide in an early presidential election on November 20, 2022. He was reelected because the Kazakh people trusted him and supported a fair g....

Kazakhstan at the Spotlight of a Constructive Dialogue between different Religions and Cultures: President Tokayev

Republic of Kazakhstan hosted the Seventh Congress of the Leaders of the World and Traditional Religions on 14-15 September 2022. Former President Nursultan Nazarbayev formulated this initiative to promote dialogue and discussion among different reli....

China: Daily Scan, September 21, 2022

Wang Yang meets new leadership of China Islamic Association: Xinhuanet
September 20, 2022
Senior Chinese leader Wang Yang Tuesday met with members of the newly-elected leadership of the China Islamic Association. Wang, a member ....

China: Daily Scan, September 15, 2022

China to further optimize industrial chain for pharmaceutical sector: Xinhuanet
September 14 2022
China will shore up weak links in the industrial chain for the pharmaceutical sector, the Ministry of Industry and Information Tec....

China: Daily Scan, September 14, 2022

Xi's upcoming visits show high importance China attaches to SCO, relations with Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan: Xinhuanet
September 13, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming attendance to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SC....

China: Daily Scan, September 7, 2022

China's State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
September 6, 2022
The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials on Tuesday. Zhang Qingsong was appointed vice governor of the ....

Sinostan: China's Growing Influence in Central Asia

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, China had greater ambitions to establish cordial relations with newly independent CARs, which had not previously been the case due to Sino-Soviet animosity. In addition, the geopolitical vacuum left by the ....

China: Daily Scan, September 6, 2022

Xi orders all-out rescue efforts after 6.8-magnitude earthquake in SW China: Xinhuanet
September 5, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out rescue efforts to minimize casualties after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jol....

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