Fri, 29 Mar 2013 04:00:05 GMT

Manmohan Singh returns home from BRICS Summit



New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday returned here from South Africa after attending the two-day BRICS summit, where he also interacted with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The leaders of BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- gathered in Durban for the summit whose theme was "BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation".

Manmohan Singh had two significant meetings with Xi -- one on the margins of the BRICS Summit Wednesday and the other a more structured two-way engagement hours later.

©Indo-Asian News Service

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