BRICS News Digest for the previous week
We tell you what happened in the five countries during the week
Brazil looks forward to further strengthening strategic engagement with China in various fields
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Brazil
China has always been one of Brazil’s most reliable partners, and Brazil looks forward to further strengthening strategic cooperation with China in various fields.
Vladimir Putin: BRICS expansion is a manifestation of the objective process of forming a multipolar world
Russian President gave an interview to the China Media Group on the eve of the “Belt and Road” Forum
On the eve of his trip to China to participate in the “Belt and Road” Forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an interview to China Media Group (CMG), a partner of TV BRICS.
Modi urges scientists to set up Indian space station by 2035
The plan is to send astronauts to the moon by 2040
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the scientific community to set ambitious new goals, including setting up an Indian Space Station (Bharatiya Antariksha Station) by 2035 and sending the first Indian astronaut to the moon by 2040.
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping speak at the opening of the “One Belt, One Road” forum
The III International Forum is taking place in Beijing on 17-18 October
On 18 October, the opening ceremony of the third international forum “One Belt, One Road” took place in the House of the People’s Assemblies in Beijing.
BRICS tourism ministers to meet in South Africa on 24-26 October
Over the past two years, BRICS members have made progress in agreeing on priority areas for tourism development
Next week, from 24-26 October, South Africa’s Minister of Tourism Patricia de Lille will host the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ Meeting in Cape Town.
Argentina starts the process of joining the BRICS Bank
This was confirmed by the country’s President Alberto Fernandez after meeting with the head of the financial institution, Dilma Rousseff
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced that after meeting with the head of the New Development Bank of BRICS (NDB, BRICS Bank), Dilma Rousseff, Argentina has begun the process of joining the financial organisation.
India hands over the chairmanship of the G20 Parliamentary Summit (P20) to Brazil
The P20 summit in New Delhi, which concluded the previous day, adopted a final declaration
The ninth parliamentary summit of the Group of Twenty (P20) countries concluded in New Delhi with India handing over the presidency to Brazil.
Anil Sooklal: The “Belt and Road Initiative” has a great impact on Africa’s development
This was stated by the South Africa’s BRICS Sherpa
In an interview with CGTN, a partner of TV BRICS, Anil Sooklal, South Africa’s BRICS Sherpa, said the “Belt and Road Initiative” has had a great impact on Africa’s development.