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2023 BRICS Summit in Johannesburg
The 15th BRICS summit will take place from August 22-24 in Johannesburg, South Africa, which assumed the rotating BRICS presidency in January 2023.

South Africa Receives Over $5Bln From BRICS Bank for Infrastructure Projects

CC BY-SA 4.0 / Bb3015 / New Development Bank's logo in the HQ of the bank in Shanghai.
New Development Bank's logo in the HQ of the bank in Shanghai. - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 21.08.2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Africa has received 100 billion rands ($5.27 billion) from the New Development Bank created by the BRICS countries for the construction of roads, water supply and energy, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
"South Africa has benefited from the New Development Bank, which was established by the BRICS countries in 2015. Our country has been funded by the bank in several infrastructure projects to the value of R100 billion in sectors such as roads, water and energy," Ramaphosa said, speaking to the nation ahead of the BRICS summit, which would be held in Johannesburg from August 22-24.
South Africa is strengthening trade and investment ties with other BRICS countries, as well as cooperating in areas such as technology, security and innovation, the president added.
The BRICS summit in Johannesburg is expected to be attended by the leaders of Russia, China, India, Brazil and South Africa. Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to participate in the summit via video link.
Stand with BRICS symbols at the 3rd International Festival of Theater Schools of the BRICS Countries in Moscow, 2019.  - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 20.08.2023
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