I believe that India in its presidency in BRICS in 2021 will be very successful and knowing from the previous times when India presided in BRICS, the results have always been impressive: Sergei Ryabkov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation
PM Modi may speak on key issues in the global context, including the reform of the multilateral system, measures to mitigate the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, cooperation in counter-terrorism, trade, health, energy, and people to people exchanges.
The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, exchange views on relevant current issues on the international and regional agenda, sum up the results of Russia’s BRICS Chairmanship in 2020, and compare notes on the upcoming G20 summit scheduled for November 21–22.
PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will once again come face to face after the SCO Summit. However, the event may not witness bilateral discussions about India and China.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will chair the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference in around an hour, where PM Modi will speak on international cooperation on trade, energy, other issues.