Sochi [Russia], December 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has attended a joint dinner hosted by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in honour of the participants of the meeting of council of heads of govenment of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states in Sochi.Also Read - Milkha Singh Stable in ICU, Gets Call From PM Narendra Modi

The two-day SCO Summit being held in Russia’s Sochi began on Thursday. Also Read - Govt Working in War Footing Mode To Fight Second Wave of Covid-19, Says PM Modi

Swaraj will have bilateral meetings with several leaders on the sidelines of the summit. Also Read - Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Divorces Sex Doll Margo, Gets a New Wife Called 'Lola'

She will be attending the restricted meeting of the heads of delegations on Friday, which will be followed by the preliminary sessions.

In June, India along with Pakistan had become a full-fledged member of the SCO.

India’s membership was strongly pushed by Russia, while Pakistan’s entry was backed by China.

Swaraj will return back to India on Saturday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had attended the SCO summit in June in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.