The prime minister further said that harmonising laws and regulations for trade practices, movement of merchandise and custom rules will facilitate better trade among partners.
Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in Russian Federation on Friday, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called on the member states of the organization to user their leverage in brining militant groups in Afghanistan to the Afghan negotiations table. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is also participating in the SCO retreat being hosted by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Medvedev said the accession of India and Pakistan to the SCO in June "means that the organization is rising and promoting practical cooperation in all areas, from economy to security". "India became a full member of SCO on June 9, 2017".
She will be attending the restricted meeting of the heads of delegations on Friday, which will be followed by the preliminary sessions.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev made an announcement in this regard after signing of documents by the founding members - including Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping - at the conclusion of 17th SCO summit.
He reaffirmed Afghanistan's political will and commitment to the SCO objectives in enhancing regional connectivity and contributing towards security, stability, economic growth and prosperity of our entire region.
Prime Minister Abbasi would also hold important bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the summit.
Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has called on the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to use their leverage in bringing Afghan militant groups to the negotiations table.
Pakistan, India and Iran were admitted as observers at the 2005 Astana Summit.