Xiamen: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Brazilian president Michel Temer and discussed a partnership based on a "common global vision".
The two leaders met in this southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on the sidelines of the ninth BRICS Summit.
"A partnership based on a common global vision & shared democratic values. PM @narendramodi engages with Brazilian President @MichelTemer," external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
During the last BRICS Summit in Goa in October, Modi and Temer held a similar bilateral meeting.
Earlier, addressing the plenary session of the BRICS Summit, Modi said trade and economy were the foundations of the cooperation among BRICS - Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa.
He suggested some steps that can be taken to upgrade mutual cooperation.
He also called for the creation of a BRICS rating agency to cater to financing needs of sovereign and corporate entities of developing countries.
The prime minister said a strong partnership among member nations on innovation and digital economy can help spur growth, promote transparency and support the sustainable development goals.
Published Date: Sep 04, 2017 16:05 PM | Updated Date: Sep 04, 2017 16:05 PM