BRICS Expands on Its 15th Anniversary, Welcoming New Members for a Stronger Future

On the momentous occasion of the 15th anniversary of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) alliance, an unprecedented decision has been made to further enrich the dialogue and cooperation within this influential forum.

India, a staunch advocate of this expansion, envisions a reinforced and more impactful BRICS through the addition of new member countries. This collective stride is set to fortify the alliance’s role in global affairs.

BRICS New Members 2023

In an endeavor that reflects the essence of unity, growth, and shared values, India extends a warm welcome to six distinguished nations, Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, as they become integral parts of the extended BRICS family.

  • Argentina
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE

This expansion is a momentous step towards nurturing partnerships that are not only centered on economic advancement but also encompass growth, development, and the fostering of an inclusive multilateralism in our ever-evolving multi-polar world.

In an earnest demonstration of India’s commitment to this alliance’s evolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the occasion by participating in the BRICS-Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus Dialogue held in Johannesburg. The event witnessed the presence of leaders from existing BRICS nations and distinguished invitees from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Prime Minister Modi’s address during the gathering resonated with the essence of unity and shared purpose. He envisioned BRICS as the robust and resonant voice of the Global South, standing up for the collective interests and aspirations of its member nations.

Moreover, he emphasized the deep-rooted partnership between India and Africa, reiterating India’s unwavering support for Africa’s journey of development as envisioned under Agenda 2063.

As the BRICS alliance looks forward to a future enriched by the collective insights and contributions of its new members, the world witnesses a remarkable step towards creating a platform that transcends boundaries and works towards the betterment of all nations involved.

This expansion not only speaks to the spirit of unity but also reaffirms the alliance’s commitment to building a world that thrives on cooperation, understanding, and shared prosperity.


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