BRICS News Digest for the previous week
We tell you what happened in the five countries during the week
BRICS health action plans presented in Geneva
The event was attended by all BRICS+ members
The 154th session of the WHO Executive Board is taking place in Geneva from 22 to 27 January.
Brazil’s president emphasised the importance of advanced industrial policies for the country’s development
Lula da Silva announced a new plan aimed at neo-industrialising the country
On Monday, 22 January, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced the New Industry of Brazil (NIB) plan, a policy that involves an investment of R$300 billion (US$60,12 billion) until 2026 that aims to neo-industrialise the country.
Vladimir Putin invites Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the BRICS summit in Kazan
Russian head of state said this at the ceremony of the beginning of pouring the first concrete into the foundation of power unit No. 4 of the Egyptian nuclear power plant El Dabaa
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to attend the XVI BRICS summit to be held in Kazan in October 2024.
The Prime Minister of India has congratulated the nation on Republic Day
Major celebrations are being held in the country on this day
On Friday, 26 January, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the nation on the 75th Republic Day.
China plans to invest $3.5 bn in Brazil’s mining industry
This project is at the licensing stage
Brazil and China are deepening their relations.
South Africa will favour the development of the African Continental Free Trade Area within the BRICS framework
The country’s finance minister said that the development of AfCFTA and the expansion of the BRICS bloc are the two important developments for the South African economy this year
South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana pledged that South Africa would uphold the core principles of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the enlarged BRICS group of developing countries.
Brazilian President to visit Egypt and Ethiopia in February
Lula da Silva intends to meet with representatives of the African Union
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will resume his international activities next month.
Sergey Lavrov: India is very interested in the development of the Northern Sea Route
Currently, trade relations between India and Russia are conducted through the Suez Canal
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasised at a press conference following the UN Security Council meeting that Moscow considers the development of a North-South corridor to connect India and Russia.