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BRICS Summit very fruitful, says PM

PM Modi said that BRICS was very productive and all BRICS leaders had fruitful dialogues on cementing ties in areas such as trade, innovation, technology, and culture. BRICS Summit was recently held in Brasilia. BRICS comprises five countries namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Addressing the BRICS Business Council, PM urged BRICS nations ..

BRICS Business Council’s roadmap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Heads of States of other BRICS countries participated in the Leaders dialogue with BRICS Business Council and New Development Bank. Prime Minister Modi, while addressing the dialogue, also requested BRICS countries and the NDB to join the global Coalition for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure. The BRICS Business Council created a ..

Prahlad Singh Patel leads Indian delegation at 2019 BRICS Culture Ministers’ meeting in Brazil

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel participated in 2019 BRICS Culture Ministers’ meetingheld in Curitiba, Brazil. He reaffirmed India’s commitment to contribute towards strengthening bonds between member countries and also proposed to add literature as another field of cooperation between the countries to enhance cooperation in the field of literary ..

India Brazil relations

India and Brazil share multifaceted and close relation. The relationship is bilateral and also plurilateral in several platforms like G – 4, BRICS, G – 20, International Solar Alliance, IBSA and Biofuture platform. The countries also participate jointly in other platforms like WIPO, UNESCO, UN and WTO. Joint Commission Meeting is conducted between the countries. ..

India – South Africa relations

The relations between India and South Africa are age old. India was at the forefront in supporting South Africa in its anti apartheid movement in 1946. However, after 1950s the trade and relations were not as good as earlier. It was again restored in 1993 after the opening of cultural center in Johannesburg. Trade flourished ..

T S Tirumurti led Indian delegation at first BRICS Sherpa meeting under Presidency of Brazil

On March 15, the first-ever BRICS Sherpa meeting under the Presidency of Brazil concluded at Curitiba in Brazil. T S Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the MEA, led the Indian delegation at the 2-day meeting. During the meeting, India conveyed its support for the priority areas set out by Brazil, particularly to take forward BRICS ..

South Africa hosts 2018 IBSA Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

The IBSA Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held in Pretoria, South Africa on June 4, 2018. The External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, Sushma Swaraj chaired the IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) ministerial meet and hold talks on how to deepen coordination among the three countries on major global issues. On this occasion, Ministers ..

South Africa hosts 2018 BRICS Foreign Ministers’ meeting

The BRICS Foreign Ministers’ meeting has started in the South African city of Johannesburg on June 4, 2018. The meeting is expected to lay the foundation for 2018 annual summit of the grouping which will also be held in Johannesburg. The BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ..