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BRICS Summit to focus on strengthening counter-terror cooperation: Modi

BRICS Summit to focus on strengthening counter-terror cooperation: Modi

New Delhi: The BRICS summit will focus on strengthening ties among the world's five major economies in key areas such as digital economy, science and technology, and also build mechanisms for counter terrorism cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday.

Modi, who will be in Brazil on 13-14 November to attend the 11th BRICS Summit, said he will also meet Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss ways to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership.

"I look forward to exchanging views with other BRICS leaders with the aim to further strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation particularly on the theme of the Summit 'Economic growth for an innovative future'," Prime Minister Modi said in his departure statement.

During the summit, the five major economies of the world will aim to significantly strengthen their cooperation in science, technology and innovation, he said.

The BRICS countries will also look to enhance cooperation on digital economy and build mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation within the BRICS framework, Modi said. See P7

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