PM Modi to attend China-hosted BRICS summit in virtual mode | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 14th BRICS summit hosted by China virtually on June 23-24.

“At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will participate in the 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China in virtual mode on June 23-24, 2022. This includes a high-level dialogue on global development with countries guests on June 24. “, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press release.

The summit will host a high-level dialogue on global development with invited countries on June 24.

BRICS has become a platform for discussion and deliberation on issues of common interest to all developing countries. BRICS countries have consistently called for reform of the multilateral system to make it more representative and inclusive.

Discussions during the 14th BRICS Summit are expected to cover intra-BRICS cooperation in areas such as counter-terrorism, trade, health, traditional medicine, environment, S&T and innovation, agriculture, technical and vocational education and training and MSMEs, the MEA said. in an official statement.

Discussions will also likely focus on issues such as reforming the multilateral system, tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, and global economic recovery, among others.

Additionally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum on June 22, 2022 through a recorded keynote address before the start of the summit.

President Xi Jinping will host the High-Level Dialogue on Global Development in Beijing on June 24 and deliver a keynote address on June 22. The Summit will be held in virtual format under the theme “Fostering High-Quality BRICS Partnership, Ushering in a New Era for Global Development.”

BRICS is a multilateral forum made up of five major emerging economies of the world, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. (ANI)