Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend BRICS Summit at Brazil from 13th to 14th November

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend BRICS Summit at Brazil from 13th to 14th November
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend BRICS Summit at Brazil from 13th to 14th November

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend BRICS Summit at Brazil from 13th to 14th November

BRICS Summit 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Brasilia, Brazil on 13th - 14th November 2019 to attend the 11th BRICS Summit. The theme of the BRICS summit this year is "Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.”

This will be the sixth time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating at the BRICS summit. His first BRICS summit was at Fortaleza in Brazil in 2014.

The discussions are expected to be focused on challenges and opportunities for the exercise of national sovereignty in the contemporary world. This will be followed by the BRICS Plenary Session where the leaders will discuss the intra BRICS cooperation for the economic development of BRICS societies.

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BRICS brings together five major emerging economies comprising 42 percent of the world's population, having 23 percent of the global GDP and around 17 percent of the share and world trade.

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BRICS cooperation has two pillars including consultations on issues of mutual interest through meeting of leaders and ministers as well as cooperation through meeting of senior officials in a number of areas including trade, finance, health, education, science and technology, agriculture, communications IT etc.

About BRICS

BRICS is the acronym coined for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally the first four were grouped as "BRIC" before the induction of South Africa in 2010.


BRICS Summit 2019

The 11th BRICS Summit will convene in Brasília, Brazil. The 2019 Brazilian Presidency focuses on the theme, 'BRICS: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future'. BRICS is the group composed by the five major emerging countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -which together represent about 42% of the population, 23% of GDP, 30% of the territory and 18% of the global trade.

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