BRICS Summit: PM Modi Departs from South Africa

Catch live updates from the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg .

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Leaders of the state meet at BRICS Summit in Johannesburg.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to multilateralism, international trade, and rules-based world order, as he delivered the country statement during the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg on Thursday, 26 July.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping said that there would be no winner in a global trade war, urging fellow developing countries to reject unilateralism
  • The theme of the 25-27 July summit is ‘BRICS in Africa: collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution’

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7:34 PM , 27 Jul

PM Modi Departs from South Africa After Attending 10th BRICS Summit

BRICS Summit: PM Modi Departs from South Africa
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PM Narendra Modi departed from South Africa on Friday, 27 July from Air Force Base, Waterkloof in Johannesburg.

In his concluding remarks at the BRICS Outreach meeting the PM said, “I welcome various efforts for closer economic integration among the African nations.”

2:24 PM , 27 Jul

PM Modi Addresses BRICS Summit in Johannesburg

PM Modi addressed the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg on Friday, 27 July. In his speech, Modi said,

“From the past four years, my government has prioritized development and peace in Africa. We have designated line of credits worth $11 billion to more than 40 countries. Further, the Indian private sector has invested $54 billion in the African countries.”

2:54 AM , 27 Jul

Friendship Between India & Russia Moving Forward: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in South Africa's Johannesburg.

I'm happy to have this opportunity to meet you (Putin) again. I'll always remember my visit to Sochi, especially the time we spent together. I think this demonstrates that friendship between India & Russia is moving forward in all its closeness, Modi said.

12:56 AM , 27 Jul

PM Modi Meets President of Angola

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Joao Lourenco, President of Angola in South Africa's Johannesburg.

“Angola is a valued friend from Africa. My interaction with President Joao Lourenco was comprehensive. We discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation, particularly trade as well as people-to-people ties”, Modi tweeted.

Published: 25 Jul 2018, 8:17 PM IST