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Monday, February 13, 2017

China Releases Theme, Priorities of This Years BRICS Summit

The summit will be held under the theme BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future, state-run Xinhua news agency reported

China has released the theme and the cooperation priorities of the 2017 BRICS Summit which is scheduled to begin in September, the official media reported.

The summit will be held under the theme BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

It will also feature five key priorities such as deepening cooperation, strengthening global governance, carrying out people-to-people exchanges, making institutional improvements and building broader partnerships.

The inaugural summit was held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, in 2009. South Africa did not take part in it as the nation was admitted to the group in 2010. So far a total of eight summits have taken place.

The last years summit was hosted by India at Goa.

The summit will take place in Xiamen which is located in east Chinas Fujian Province.

Source: moneycontrol.com