It’s an oft-stated view of India—a bullish, sanguine one—that PM Narendra Modi iterated in his online BRICS Summit speech on Tuesday.
The summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, was attended by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Chinese President XI Jinping.
The leaders of the five-nation bloc adopted a Moscow Declaration, Counter-Terrorism Strategy and a BRICS Economic Partnership Strategy till the year 2025 after its 12th summit meeting.
The 12th BRICS summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, was also attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The summit is being held in the backdrop of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prahlad Singh Patel said like in countries around the world, the tourism sector here too was facing a number of challenges due to the pandemic.
Russia, the chair of the five-nation BRICS, announced on Monday that the annual summit of the bloc will be held on November 17 via video conference.
A statement said that the purpose of the Russian BRICS Chairmanship in 2020 is to contribute to raising living standards and quality of life of our people.
The professor had developed the device along with PhD scholar Joyeeta Chakraborty and some other students.
The 10th meeting of the NSAs of the grouping was attended by China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi and senior security officials from Russia, Brazil and South Africa, officials said.
The reference comes at a time when India and China, the two key members of the bloc, are engaged in a bitter border row for four months in mountainous eastern Ladakh region.
Rijiju said that keeping in mind the SDG for UN Agenda 2030, the central government has taken several initiatives and launched schemes and programmes.
The anti-narcotics agencies of this multi-nation grouping also discussed steps to curb increased instances of drug trafficking through the maritime route, it said.
With the onset of Covid-19, and the focus on health on one hand and the increased use of home furnishing with more time spent at home, on the other, has positioned us on another pivotal juncture.
The five countries promote practical cooperation and held events and meetings through flexible ways to keep up the momentum for BRICS cooperation, he said.