Chinese president meets BRICS business leaders

Durban, March 27 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping attended Wednesday a breakfast meeting between political and business leaders of BRICS.

The gathering came on the sidelines of the fifth summit of BRICS, an emerging-economy group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, reports Xinhua.
South Africa, host of the summit, has said that the creation of a BRICS Business Council will be announced at the breakfast meeting.
Xi, on his first trip abroad as Chinese president, is expected to outline China’s viewpoints on BRICS-Africa cooperation.