PM Narendra Modi in Brazil today, to meet Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the 11th BRICS Summit in Brazil on Wednesday. Before leaving, he said that he is looking forward to exchanging views with other bloc leaders with an aim to further strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation.
"I look forward to exchanging views with other BRICS leaders with the aim to further strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation particularly on the theme of the Summit “Economic growth for an innovative future”. During the Summit, the five major economies of the World will aim to significantly strengthen their cooperation in science, technology, and innovation; enhance cooperation on the digital economy and build mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation within the BRICS framework," PM Modi had said in the statement.
During his visit, PM Narendra Modi will be attending and addressing BRICS Business Forum; he will also be interacting with members of BRICS Business Council and New Development Bank.
PM Modi will be in Brazil for two days till November 13.
Apart from this, PM Modi is also scheduled to have two bilateral meetings with Russia President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping. PM Modi is also expected to meet President of Brazil Jair Messias Bolsonaro on the sidelines of 11th BRICS Summit in Brasilia, Brazil, on Tuesday.
This is the sixth time Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending the BRICS Summit.