A Photo Exhibition “BRICS Space”, dedicated to the BRICS Summit in New Delhi, was opened at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) on March 26, 2012.
The exhibition depicted photos on previous BRICS summits, particularly on the meetings between leaders of the member-countries. The current IV BRICS summit will be one of the central evens in the international life in 2012. The key areas of focus include overall global economic situation, the after-effects of the financial crisis in the US and the EU zone, reforms of multilateral institutions and the possibility of setting up a Development Bank.
Welcoming the gathering at the inaugural ceremony, Mr. Fyodor A. Rozovskiy, Director, RCSC, said that the exhibition assumed significance in respect of the forthcoming BRICS Summit, which will be held on March 28-29 in the Indian Capital. Referring to the vital importance of the BRICS, he noted that these five countries represented one-third of world’s population, and the main objective is the formation of a multi-polar system of international relations.
Among Russia’s priorities for the Summit are coordination of positions among the BRICS members in the run-up to the G-20 Summit, global development and aid to the poorest countries, IMF reform, situation in Syria and Iran, energy security, etc..
After inaugurating the exhibition, Major Dalbir Singh, Secretary, All-India Congress Committee, pointed out that the exhibition was well timed to go on with the BRICS Summit being organised in the Capital city. Underlining the specific feature of the summit, he said that it would enable leaders of the participating countries to have extensive meetings, interaction and exchange of ideas on crucial regional and international issues and problems that humanity encounters today.