May 28: The second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting was convened under India’s Chairship from 25-28 May 2021. The meeting was chaired by Secretary (CPV&OIA), Mr. Sanjay Bhattacharyya and Additional Secretary (Economic Relations), P. Harish, as India’s BRICS Sherpa and Sous Sherpa respectively. Amb. Sarquis J.B. Sarquis, Brazil’s BRICS Sherpa; Amb. Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s BRICS Sherpa; Amb. Ma Zhaoxu, China’s BRICS Sherpa; and Amb. Anil Sooklal, South Africa’s BRICS Sherpa led their respective delegations.
BRICS partners discussed the preparations for the upcoming meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers of 1 June. They negotiated key deliverables for India’s BRICS 2021 Chairship, including outcome documents for the Foreign Ministers’ meeting.
The negotiations took place in a constructive and cordial atmosphere and BRICS partners appreciated the positive leadership of the Indian Chair in advancing intra-BRICS cooperation, despite the challenges of the Covid 19 pandemic.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.