The 13th BRICS Summit on 9 September 2021 in virtual format. The summit will be chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The meeting will be attended by the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Russian President Vladimir Putin; Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.
India’s National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval, President of the New Development Bank, Marcos Troyjo, the pro tempore Chair of the BRICS Business Council, Onkar Kanwar and pro tempore Chair of the BRICS Women’s Business Alliance, Sangita Reddy will present reports on the outcomes pursued this year under their respective tracks to the leaders during the Summit.
The theme for the Summit is ‘BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation and consensus’. India had outlined four priority areas for its Chairship, which are Reform of the Multilateral System, Counter Terrorism, Using Digital and Technological Tools for achieving SDGs and Enhancing People to People exchanges. In addition to these areas, the leaders will also exchange views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other current global and regional issues.