Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers closing remarks at first meeting of BRICS Sherpas and Sous Sherpas, 6 Feb

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, deliver closing remarks at the First Meeting of the BRICS Sherpas and Sous Sherpas, which is underway in Cape Town.

This is the first official meeting on the BRICS calendar under the auspices of South Africa as Chair of the five-nation bloc. The meeting is discussing the working arrangements for BRICS in 2018. South Africa, as the host country for the BRICS 2018 Summit, is making use the opportunity to present its priorities as Chair to the other members of the group.

South Africa will host the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in July 2018.

Source: Government of South Africa