New Delhi [India], September 7 (ANI): India received praise at the third BRICS Sherpas and Sous Sherpas' meeting where members lauded the country for its success in advancing cooperation despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting was convened under India's chairmanship on Tuesday. It was chaired by Secretary (CPV&OIA) and India's BRICS Sherpa Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday
The Sherpas discussed the deliverables of the Summit including the New Delhi Declaration. They adopted the revised BRICS terms of reference for guiding BRICS engagement. The discussions took place in a constructive and cordial atmosphere, the statement added.
BRICS Sherpas reviewed preparations for the upcoming 13th BRICS Summit to be held on 9 September 2021 in virtual format under the Chairship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Brazil's BRICS Sherpa, Ambassador Sarquis J B Sarquis, Russia's BRICS Sherpa Amb. Sergei Ryabkov, China's BRICS Sherpa Amb. Ma Zhaoxu and South Africa's BRICS Sherpa Amb. Anil Sooklal led their respective delegations. (ANI)