External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj was in Johannesburg for BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting.

• Formed in 2001, BRICS comprises of 5 major emerging economies, representing a significant share of world’s production and population.

• A recap
Building upon “Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future”, BRICS leaders adopted a Xiamen Declaration by consensus.

• Reflective of the core priorities
Being held in Johannesburg, the 10th BRICS Summit aims for the members to strive towards the creation of an inclusive society and global partnerships that will bring prosperity to all humankind.

• Sustained cooperation among BRICS members is predicated on three levels or ‘tracks’ of interaction.