Astana, July 8 (ANI): After completing his visit to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday to participate in the 7th BRICS summit.
The Prime Minister will also be participating in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
The SCO summit is likely to see India, which is currently an observer of the grouping, acquire full membership.
The 7th BRICS summit is going to be held from July 8-9.
On July 8, the leaders are going to meet in an informal milieu over dinner. The formal summit programme will begin the next day. There will be an official welcome there, and then there will be the customary meeting that leaders have with the members of the BRICS business council.
The theme of this summit is ‘BRICS partnership: A powerful factor for Global Development’. The agenda for this summit covers both political and economic issues but the emphasis is on the economic cooperation. (ANI)