Meeting of the SCO Ministers of Emergency Situations
05.06.2009 11:20
In the Kazakh city of Aqtau on June 5, the forth Meeting of the SCO member states heads of agencies dealing with prevention and liquidation of emergency situations takes place, as is reported by the press service of MES of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Representatives of Kazakhstan, China, Kirghizia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan as well as heads of emergency agencies of the SCO observer states (India, Iran, and Pakistan) take part in it.

The creation of a Center for prevention and liquidation of emergency situations is planned to be discussed at the meeting of heads of MES of the SCO countries.

The Kazakh side proposed to locate the Center in Astana. УIt will be engaged in coordination of work of the SOC countries emergency situations agencies for rendering of emergency and other assistance. Exchange of scientific information, modern techniques will be also carried out,Ф said the head of EM administration of Kazakhstan Seitkazhe Okasov .