BRICS Summit 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed with a whole hearted handshake by Chinese President Xi Jinping as he had arrived in China for the two-day 9th BRICS Summit 2017 in the city of Xiamen. If reports are to be believed, the two leaders of border sharing countries are expected to meet on the sidelines of the event. A group of Asian countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- is conducting their age-old meeting in China; PM Modi meet President Xi Jinping since the resolution of the 73-day-long border standoff at Doklam. Here’s Everything You Need To Know about ninth BRICS summit 2017.
On Monday, during the event, Modi will also meet Russian President Vladimir Putin after the meeting with President Michael Temer of Brazil. On Tuesday morning, Modi will engage in a meeting with Egypt President “Abdel Fattah el-Sisi”— Egypt is amongst the five counties — Mexico, Guinea, Thailand and Tajikistan — invited to participate in BRICS meeting.
Must Read Out: Modi Plan For 2019
Here is everything you need to know about BRICS Summit 2017
- This morning, PM Modi is holding bilateral discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin and at 1:30 pm with President of Brazil “Michel Temer”.
- On Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to conduct their first meeting on the sidelines of the BRICS 9th Submit after the months old Doklam standoff.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule ahead and will also conduct meeting with BRICS Business Council and Signing Ceremony in Xiamen. PM Modi said during the Plenary Session were all member nations were present, “BRICS has developed a robust framework for cooperation; contribute stability and growth in a world drifting towards uncertainty.”
- On Sunday, Xi Jinping, without directly pointing out the Doklam standoff with India, stated that “peace and development” must be underpinned to solve issues as the world want peace and does not want “conflict and confrontation.” At today’s opening session, Mr Xi said, “Despite our differences in national conditions, our five countries are in similar stages of development and share the same development cause.”
- Last Monday, India and China ended the stand-off near the border in Sikkim which took place for more than 2 months. The External Affairs Ministry had broadcasted that New Delhi and Beijing have decided on “expeditious disengagement” of their Doklam area border troops.
- The stand-off near the border began in the middle of June when stopped China was stopped by the Indian armed forces from building a road in the territory of Doklam.
- The last meeting between the two leaders, PM Modi and Xi Jinping, had built unbreakable differences between the two counties after issues like the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and China’s resistance to the effort made by India to access the Nuclear Suppliers Group took place in the meeting. These two leaders also met at G20 in Germany in the month of July.
- China is hosting the BRICS summit for the second time in the history. The President has invited Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Tajikistan and Thailand as guest countries for the ninth BRICS summit. China has also clarified that the invitation of these foreigner countries is not at all an attempt to expand the group under its “BRICS Plus” approach. The meeting is also taking place to throw light on the latest nuclear test by North Korea.
- After the Summit, PM Modi will visit Myanmar on a bilateral appointment. The trip includes a visit to the historic city of Bagan and Yangon where he will interact with the Indian community settled there.
Modi’s busy schedule includes will dialogue with “BRICS Business Council”, attended by 80 “Fortune 500” companies. On Tuesday morning, PM Modi will also participate in an event of the “Emerging Markets and Developing Countries’ Dialogue”.
This is all about BRICS Summit 2017. To get updated with latest news, stay connected with us only at coolexample.in