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Collaborate For R&D For Effective Solutions To Challenges In Road Transport Sector: Gadkari

The special working group is set up to promote collaboration among member states of the SCO in the field of transportation

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Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has called upon Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states to collaborate for research and development for effective solutions to contemporary challenges in the road transport sector.

While chairing the 10th meeting for the SCO transport Ministers in New Delhi, he said that under the Amrit Kaal, 'green growth' is identified as a key area for reducing the carbon intensity of the economy, including the promotion of green mobility.

Gadkari said as SCO transport ministers we can send a collective message affirming our determination to address the challenges of the transport sector and bring solutions that shall help us build an ecosystem for collaboration and cooperation as a part of fulfilling our commitment to the SCO.

In today's meeting, all the member states supported the “Concept of cooperation of the SCO Member States to decarbonize transport, promote digital transformation and innovative technologies to achieve greater efficiency and sustainability."

Chaired by India this year, SCO currently comprises eight Member States which are India, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.