I imagine that we cannot do without general legislation uniting the SCO countries, because for certain initiatives, I imagine that things will be difficult to organize — Sergey Katyrin, President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
In transport, we have 59 conventions. <...> From the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, all members acceded at least three of our conventions, and some of them 33. <...> I am happy to announce a project that is called the Euro-Asian Transport Links Project, which resulted in consensus on nine road and nine international rail routes — Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
The SCO is now becoming much more active in creating the platform for this regional connectivity. <...> I would urge you to consider whether there is the case to create within the SCO a secretariat focused specifically on encouraging and enabling infrastructure investment that crosses the borders of the region — Richard Threlfall, Partner, Global Head of Infrastructure, KPMG.
When rolling out projects we need there to be more integration development efficiency. “We need to build the mechanisms needed to support these solutions, in order for there to be shared standards, and in order for there to be greater convenience in logistics — Song Hailiang, General Director, China Communications Construction Company.