Brics summit: Member nations adopt Goa declaration, PM Modi refers to Pakistan as 'mothership of terrorism'

In a clear reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the 'mothership of terrorism' was in India's neighbourhood and linked to terror modules across the world.

FP Staff October 16, 2016 14:31:27 IST
Calling Pakistan a "mothership" of terrorism worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought decisive global action such as systematically cutting off funding, weapons supply, training and political support to terror outfits and asserted that selective approach to deal with the menace will be not only futile but also counter- productive. Summit leaders meet at the Brics Business Council. (Photo: Twitter@Brics2016)
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Calling Pakistan a "mothership" of terrorism worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought decisive global action such as systematically cutting off funding, weapons supply, training and political support to terror outfits and asserted that selective approach to deal with the menace will be not only futile but also counter- productive. Summit leaders meet at the Brics Business Council. (Photo: Twitter@Brics2016)
At the Brics Business Council meet, PM Modi said, "We would encourage the BRICS Business Council to work closely with the NDB on identifying and implementing prospective economic projects."
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At the Brics Business Council meet, PM Modi said, "We would encourage the BRICS Business Council to work closely with the NDB on identifying and implementing prospective economic projects."
PM Modi held the first formal engagement – the Leaders' Restricted Meeting – and mentioned that non-conventional security challenges, from threats to cyberspace and piracy on high seas to human trafficking. (Photo: Twitter @MEAIndia)
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PM Modi held the first formal engagement – the Leaders' Restricted Meeting – and mentioned that non-conventional security challenges, from threats to cyberspace and piracy on high seas to human trafficking. (Photo: Twitter @MEAIndia)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, South African President Jacob Zuma and Brazilian President Michel Temer pose for a group photo before the Brics meeting on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, South African President Jacob Zuma and Brazilian President Michel Temer pose for a group photo before the Brics meeting on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of Brics summit in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of Brics summit in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brics leaders Michel Temer, President of Brazil, Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing Khadi jackets in front of sand sculpture made by Sudarsan Pattnaik ahead of 17th India-Russia annual summit meet in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brics leaders Michel Temer, President of Brazil, Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing Khadi jackets in front of sand sculpture made by Sudarsan Pattnaik ahead of 17th India-Russia annual summit meet in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brazil President, Michel Temer, South Africa President, Jacob Zuma, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a group photo at the informal dinner in Benaulim, Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brazil President, Michel Temer, South Africa President, Jacob Zuma, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a group photo at the informal dinner in Benaulim, Goa on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
Chinese President Xi Jinping watches a cultural performance with Indian Junior Foreign Minister VK Singh, right, upon his arrival in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping watches a cultural performance with Indian Junior Foreign Minister VK Singh, right, upon his arrival in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
A Tibetan holds a banner and protests against the Chinese government, as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the summit venue in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
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A Tibetan holds a banner and protests against the Chinese government, as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the summit venue in Goa on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
Cops had detained a few Tibetans who were shouting slogans against the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping for China's illegal possession of Tibet. (Photo: AP)
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Cops had detained a few Tibetans who were shouting slogans against the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping for China's illegal possession of Tibet. (Photo: AP)