Welcome Message from the Chairperson of the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum – South Africa

Distinguished Delegates, Honoured Guests, and Esteemed Participants, it is with immense pleasure and anticipation that we extend a warm and cordial welcome to each and every one of you to the upcoming 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum (PF) Assembly, which is set to take place in the vibrant City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa. As the Chairperson of the BRICS PF Assembly, we are honoured to represent the Parliament of South Africa as we prepare to host this significant event. The BRICS Parliamentary Forum, an embodiment of collaboration between the National Congress of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Parliament of the Republic of India, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, stands as a testament to our shared commitment to strengthening diplomatic ties and fostering cooperation on multiple fronts.
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On the second and final day of the BRICS Parliamentary Forum (BRICS PF) Assembly, yesterday delegates broke into four discussion groups or commissions, each of which focused their discussions on different areas: the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), energy, climate change, and peace and security.
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Statement of the Presiding Officers on the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum
The convening of the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum in Johannesburg stands as a seminal moment, signaling a harmonious unity and collective ambition amongst the BRICS nations.
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Strengthening Relations is Key Topic on First Day of BRICS-PF
The Emperors Place in Johannesburg is currently hosting the two-day 9th BRICS-PF (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Parliamentary Forum.
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Media Release: 9th BRICS PF Converges to Foster Multilateralism, Cooperation, and Collaboration
The 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum (BRICS PF) got off to a remarkable start today as approximately 250 delegates from about 15 countries across different continents converged for discussions that reinforced the BRICS Parliaments' commitment to multilateralism, cooperation, and collaboration.
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Remarks by the Presiding Officers of Parliament at the Occasion of the Official Media Launch of the 9th BRICS PF
Let me start by thanking all members of the media for attending this media launch of the BRICS Parliamentary Forum that is taking place tomorrow, the 27th and 28th of September 2023, here at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
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Reminder: Parliament’s Presiding Officers to Brief the Media on Hosting of 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum
The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Mr Amos Masondo, will address a media briefing tomorrow, 26 September 2023 at 13:30. They will share details of the preparations for the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum (BRICS PF) hosting.
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List of Accredited Media to Cover BRICS PF Available on the Website
Parliament has finalised the list of accredited media representatives who will cover the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum scheduled for 27 to 28 September 2023.
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