Prime Minister Modi leaves for Brazil to participate in BRICS conference

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New Delhi, 12 November : Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Brazil to attend the 11th BRICS Summit on Tuesday. The theme of the two-day conference to be held on November 13-14 is ‘Economic growth for innovative future’. BRICS is a group of countries with five emerging large economies. This includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Before leaving for Brazil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted,

Modi said in a series of tweet,

Modi said in a tweet, wrote,

A large business delegation from India is also expected to be present during the visit, especially to attend the BRICS Business Forum where the business community of all the five countries are represented.

The prime minister is scheduled to hold separate bilateral meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Chinese Premier Xi Jinping. He would also attend the BRICS business forum closing ceremony and the ‘closed’ and plenary sessions of the XI BRICS Summit.

The prime minister will also participate in the meeting of the BRICS leaders with the BRICS Business Council, where chairman of the Brazilian BRICS Business Council and the president of the new Development Bank are expected to submit report.