President to leave for India to attend BRICS summit

538069-brics2President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for India tomorrow (Oct. 15) to attend the BRICS Outreach Summit to be held in Goa, India from 15th to 16th October.

This will be the eighth annual BRICS summit which will be chaired by India.

BRICS is an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

President Sirisena, together with the heads of State of the member countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) will attend the BRICS Outreach Summit.

The President will hold bilateral discussions with several Heads of State at the sidelines of the summit.

The theme of India’s BRICS Chairmanship is Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions.

During India’s BRICS Chairmanship, it will adopt five-pronged approach: Institution building to further deepen, sustain and institutionalize BRICS cooperation; Implementation of the decisions from previous Summits; Integrating the existing cooperation mechanisms; Innovation, i.e., new cooperation mechanisms; and Continuity, i.e., continuation of mutually agreed existing BRICS cooperation mechanisms.


  1. President MS has to realized that BRICS is organization is for South-South corporation been start by New Emerging countries.

    We as Nation has to be not that Aligned with US ,UK EU and Japan held Neo-Liberal Economy ….is that procedure Neo-colonial economy advocated by UNP-Ranil W…
    Now MS in camp of US led economy is back by UNP-Ranil.W… and CBK.

    That is why we have change for the cause of New Market economy is build on sustainability of development of Capitalism.
    Your Excellence President Like it or not that is new path and model of capitalism.
    Which is not that old path of previous UNP led USA UK & EU led economy. The system of USA led is moribund process in fast track.

    That system has been in declined by own ill treatment of US led monopolies hegemony.

    US system is catering for 1% of FEW RICH and rest of people have live on mercy of US and other richest Capital owners . Majority of population of world People have lost survival right of living there for ,that few hand RICH enjoy the democracy. And enjoy the Rich lifestyle

    Real political democracy for the masses of people has dead and gone by USA-EU-UK+ Japan led Old World Order!

    That is what happen to majority People after MS being to power 2015 January 9th
    I wish MS will learn lessons after you join BRICS summited ,is only driving force of world Economy.

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