- China is this year’s chair of the BRICS grouping
- President Xi Jinping will chair the summit via video link
- The 13th BRICS summit was held under India’s chairship in Sept 2021
BRICS summit: The 14th summit of BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will be held in Beijing on June 23 via video link, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Friday. China is this year’s chair of the BRICS grouping.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will chair the summit. The theme of the summit is "Foster High-quality BRICS Partnership, Usher in a New Era for Global Development".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders of Brazil and South Africa will take part in the summit.
Also, BRICS leaders and leaders of "relevant" emerging markets and developing countries will attend the High-level Dialogue on Global Development in Beijing on June 24 to be hosted by Xi.
Earlier this week, BRICS NSAs held an in-depth exchange of views and reached a consensus on issues such as strengthening multilateralism and global governance and responding to new threats and challenges to national security. The 12th Meeting of BRICS National Security Advisers and High Representatives on National Security was held via video link.
The 13th BRICS summit was held under India’s chairship in September 2021. It was the third time that India hosted the BRICS summit after 2012 and 2016.
With PTI Inputs
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