The 15th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Summit will be held in Johannesburg from August 22–24. Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for South Africa on Tuesday to attend the Summit.
In his departure statement prior to the summit, PM Modi expressed his excitement for bilateral discussions with some of the leaders in Johannesburg as well as interactions with a number of the guest nations who have been invited to take part in this event.
“BRICS has been pursuing a strong cooperation agenda across various sectors. We value that BRICS has become a platform for discussing and deliberating on issues of concern for the entire Global South, including development imperatives and reform of the multilateral system. This Summit will provide a useful opportunity for BRICS to identify future areas of cooperation and review institutional development,” PM Modi said in a statement.
According to the statement, PM Modi will also take part in the BRICS-Africa Outreach and the BRICS Plus Dialogue activities that will be place as part of the BRICS Summit.
On August 25, at the invitation of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the president of South Africa will go to Athens.
“I’ve never been to this remote location. The Indian Prime Minister said in a statement, “I have the honor to be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Greece in 40 years.