Governor of the Chelyabinsk region
Boris Dubrovsky will visit Johannesburg, South Africa, on 2527 July for the
10th BRICS summit within the official delegation of the Russian Federation
headed by President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Executive Order on hosting the SCO and BRICS summits in Chelyabinsk in 2020
gives a strong boost to the citys development. We are working on key
facilities for the summit, developing engineering infrastructure and improving
public spaces. The work scope is truly impressive. Preparation for the summit
requires maximum effort on the part of the administration and business, project
bureaus and construction companies in particular. This is a test of
professional competence for all of us. That is why other cities experience is
of a special interest to us,» noted Boris Dubrovsky.
About 50 billion roubles will be
invested in the preparation for the SCO and BRICS summits in Chelyabinsk; about half of it comes from private investors.
The key items of the agenda of the
Johannesburg summit are the establishment of a working group on peacekeeping, a
vaccine research centre, a BRICS gender and womens forum and economic
partnership towards the progress of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
The leaders of Argentina, Indonesia,
Egypt, Jamaica and Turkey will also participate in the summit in South Africa
along with the leaders of the BRICS member states. Presidents of Angola, Gabon
and Zambia also received the invitations to participate in the summit. The
BRICS summits are open to increasing engagement and cooperation with non-BRICS
countries and relevant international and regional organizations of Asia, Africa
and Latin America since 2013, when the concept of BRICS Plus was introduced.
will host the SCO Heads of States Council meeting as well as the meeting of
BRICS heads of state in 2020 under the Executive Order
of the President of the Russian Federation No.110 On Organizing Committee to
Prepare for and Support the Presidency of the Russian Federation in the
Shanghai Cooperation Organization in 20192020 and BRICS
«For the SCO and BRICS summits in
Chelyabinsk we must maintain the same hospitality we demonstrated hosting
events in Ufa in 2015. I am confident that the upcoming events will contribute
to strengthening international cooperation, stabilizing the international
situation and developing economic ties between the participating
countries of the two international organizations,» noted Adviser to the
President of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary of
the Organizing Committee for preparation and support Russias Presidency at SCO
in 2019-2020 and BRICS in 2020 Anton Kobyakov.