On September 5, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 10th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Ministers of Justice.
Xi Jinping pointed out that since the mechanism of the Meeting of SCO Ministers of Justice was launched in 2013, SCO member states have upheld and promoted the "Shanghai Spirit", supported each other and cooperated in good faith, constantly advanced the rule of law in each country, enhanced exchanges and mutual learning between governments in the field of justice, and continuously engaged themselves in practical cooperation in the legal services sector. SCO member states have also played an important role in firmly upholding the international system with the United Nations at its core and the international order underpinned by international law.
Xi Jinping stressed that China attaches great importance to the role of the rule of law in consolidating foundations, ensuring stable expectations and delivering long-term benefits, and has actively participated in global governance system reform and development. China stands ready to work with other SCO member states to constantly deepen exchanges and cooperation in law and judicial administration among countries in the new era, promote the high-quality economic development of each country through the rule of law, uphold regional peace and stability, and advance the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
The 10th Meeting of the SCO Ministers of Justice, hosted by the Ministry of Justice, opened in Shanghai on September 5.