Tribune News Service
New Delhi, May 31
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will chair a meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers on Tuesday which will also feature the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
India as the current BRICS Chair has convened the standalone meeting of Foreign Ministers via video conferencing, which leaves no scope for an informal interaction on the sidelines.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos Alberto Franco, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov and South African FM Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor, are also expected to participate.
The Ministers are expected to exchange views on the pandemic situation, the need for strengthening and reforming the multilateral system and global and regional issues of concern. The leaders will also touch on sustainable development and countering terrorism besides discussing ways to enhance intra-BRICS cooperation, especially people-to-people cooperation, stated a MEA news release.
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