Pakistan is to host its first ever Shanghai Cooperation Organisation-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) three-day meeting in Islamabad which will start from today.
The participants of the meeting include the executive committee of the SCO and of RATS along with legal advisors from eight member states.
The main agenda is to talk over the issue related to terrorist threats in the region and how to overcome them.
The Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS), headquartered in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is a permanent organ of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) which serves to promote cooperation of member states against the three evils of terrorism, separatism, and extremism.
The Head of RATS is elected to a three-year term. Each member state also sends a permanent representative to RATS.