New Delhi, 9/8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presiding over the 13th BRICS summit. India is presiding over the annual summit of the five-nation grouping of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa) in the year 2021. Prime Minister Modi is chairing the BRICS summit for the second time.
PM Modi has said in the meeting – recently the first “BRICS Digital Health Conference” was organized. This is an innovative step to increase health access with the help of technology. In November, our Water Resources Minister will meet for the first time in BRICS format.
He said – this is also the first time that BRICS has taken a common stand on “strengthening and improving the multilateral system”. We have also adopted the BRICS ‘Counter Terrorism Action Plan’ i.e. Anti-Terrorism Action Plan. BRICS has achieved many achievements in the last one and a half decades.
Today we are an influential voice for the emerging economies of the world. This forum has also been useful for focusing on the priorities of developing countries. We have to ensure that BRICS is more productive in the next 15 years.