BRICS summit on Sept 9; PM Modi to chair event virtually

The theme for the 13th BRICS Summit is ‘BRICS @ 15: Intra-BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation and consensus’

BRICS summit on Sept 9; PM Modi to chair event virtually

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the 13th BRICS Summit on Sept 9 in virtual format, the Ministry of External Affairs has said.

This is the third time that India will be hosting the BRICS  after 2012 and 2016.

The meeting will be attended by President of Brazil, Jair Bolsanaro; President of Russia, Vladimir Putin; President of China, Xi Jinping; and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.