BRICS: Modi welcomes Brazilian and South African Presidents

BRICS: Modi welcomes Brazilian and South African Presidents

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday welcomed Brazilian President Michel Temer and South African President Jacob Zuma ahead of the BRICS summit in Goa.

“Namaste President Michel Temer! Welcome to India for the BRICS 2016 Summit,” Modi tweeted.

In another tweet, the Prime Minister said: “A warm welcome to you, SA President. Looking forward to fruitful deliberations in the coming days.”

Both the state heads will attend the eighth BRICS (Brazil Russia India China and South Africa) Summit in Goa.

On October 16, all five heads of state will meet before holding a BRICS business meeting, followed by a signature ceremony and a meeting with Bay of Bengal countries (BIMSTEC).

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