New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the thirteenth BRICS Summit on September 9 in a digital format.
This may happen as part of India’s ongoing Chairship of BRICS in 2021.
The assembly can be attended by the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsanaro; President of Russia, Vladimir Putin; President of China, Xi Jinping; and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.
“India’s National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval, President of the New Development Bank Marcos Troyjo, the pro tempore chair of the BRICS Business Council, Onkar Kanwar and pro tempore Chair of the BRICS Women’s Business Alliance, Dr. Sangita Reddy, will present reports on the outcomes pursued this year under their respective tracks to the Leaders during the Summit,” the Ministry of Exterior Affairs knowledgeable in a press release.
Theme & Precedence Areas
The theme for the Summit is ‘BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation, and consensus’. India had outlined 4 precedence areas for its Chairship. These embrace Reform of the Multilateral System, Counter-Terrorism, Utilizing Digital and Technological Instruments for attaining SDGs, and Enhancing Folks to Folks exchanges.
Along with these points, the leaders will even trade views on the impression of the COVID-19 pandemic and different present international and regional considerations.
PM Narendra Modi can be chairing the BRICS Summit for the second time. He had beforehand chaired the Goa Summit in 2016.
The Indian Chairship of BRICS this yr coincides with the fifteenth anniversary of BRICS, as mirrored within the theme for the Summit, the MEA said.