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PM MODI CHAIRED THE 13TH BRICS SUMMIT ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

PM MODI CHAIRED THE 13TH BRICS SUMMIT ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

Context:

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, chaired the 13th BRICS summit on September 9, 2021.

The theme of the Summit:

  • India has chosen the theme of the Summit as “BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus”.

Key Highlights of the Summit:

  • The Summit was participated by all other BRICS leaders namely, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
  • During the summit, the Prime Minister of India thanked the BRICS partners for their cooperation during the chairmanship of India this year.
  • Summit was concluded with the adoption of the ‘New Delhi Declaration’.

Under the Indian chairmanship, the BRICS undertook a number of new initiatives, including:

  • The first BRICS Digital Health Summit.
  • BRICS Ministerial Joint Statement on International Transformation
  • First BRICS Ministerial Joint Statement on multilateral reforms
  • BRICS Counter-Terrorism Action Plan
  • Agreement on cooperation in the field of remote-sensing satellites
  • Virtual BRICS vaccine Research & Development Centre
  • BRICS Alliance on Green Tourism etc.

BRICS:

  • It is the acronym coined to associate major emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
  • The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional affairs.[1] Since 2009, the governments of the BRICS states have met annually at formal summits.

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