There is no question that Brics is a critical platform for South Africa as it amplifies our voice on the global stage – that is according to South Africa’s Brics Sherpa Dr Anil Sooklal.

Our hosting of the Brics Summit July 25 to 27 is an important opportunity for South Africa to leverage support from Brazil, Russia, China and other partners for the African agenda and our development priorities. Over the past 10 years, Brics has proven to be an important global bloc, and while South Africa may have the smallest economy of the five nations, we are equal partners in decision-making and agreements. ….more