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Welcoming The Global Leaders At The Meeting, PM Modi Said, ''BRICS Nations Have Been A Voice For Peace, Reform, Reason And Purposeful Action, And Termed Terrorism As The Most Serious Threat, Most Serious Direct Threat To Our Eco Prosperity Is Terrorism; Tragically, Its Mother-ship Is A Country In India's Neighborhood.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 16 Oct 2016, 07:02:37 PM

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called Pakistan the mother-ship of terrorism while addressing restircted meeting during ongoing 8th BRICS summit in Goa. 

Welcoming the global leaders at the meeting, PM Modi said, ''BRICS nations have been a voice for peace, reform, reason and purposeful action," and termed terrorism as the most serious threat, "most serious direct threat to our eco prosperity is terrorism; Tragically, its mother-ship is a country in India's neighborhood."

Meanwhile, Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi arrived for BIMSTEC in Goa on Sunday morning. The eighth edition of BRICS summit started in Goa on Sunday. Ahead of the summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Sri Lanka and Bhutan before the summit started.

On day 1, Prime Minister Modi inked historic defence deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin for acquisition of four stealth frigates, S-400 anti-aircraft missile system along with deal for indigenous development of Kamov 226T helicopters. 

Read more: India-Russia sign 16 deals worth Rs 39000 crore: Top 10 statements by PM Modi

PM Modi also met with Chinese premier Xi Jingping and discussed the issues of Masood Azhar and India’s NSG bid blocked by China. 

Read more: 'PM Modi, President Xi discuss India’s NSG bid, terror and Masood Azhar'

At the end of the day, world leaders donned the colours of Indian Prime Minister by wearing his signature style cotton jackets for the photo-op ahead of the summit. 

Read more: BRICS leaders don Modi colours for Summit photo-op

Here are the live updates:



#Terrorists funding, their weapon supply, training and political support must be systematically cut off: PM Modi

#I visited India in 2014, hardworking people and colorful traditions of this great country left me a deep impression: Chinese Pres Xi Jinping

#Selective approaches to terrorists, individuals and organisations will not only be futile but also counter productive: PM Modi

#Terrorism casts a long shadow on our development and economic prosperity, it has grown more lethal: PM Modi 

#Our response to terror must be nothing less than comprehensive, we need to act both individually and collectively: PM Modi in Goa

#Security and counter terrorism cooperation is necessary if we have to safeguard the lives of our citizens: PM Modi in Goa 

#We look forward to translating into reality the idea of BRICS credit rating agency: PM Narendra Modi in Goa

#BRICS Trade Fair just concluded, it should become a regular platform for business exchanges: PM Modi in Goa

#In a world of uncertainties, BRICS stands as a beacon of peace, potential and promise: PM Modi in Goa

#There is a clear need to build norms, create structure to stop tax invasion, black money and stop corruption: PM Modi in Goa 

#We must speed up the work on setting up BRICS agricultural research centre, railway research network and BRICS Sports council: PM Modi

#Goa declaration contains substantive reference on terrorism and responsibilities of state to combat terror: Sources 

#We are celebrating 10 years of our partnership under BRICS, it has produced strong benefits of cooperation: PM Modi in Goa. 

#Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 underway in Goa

#We have transformed India into one of the most open economies in the world today: PM Modi at the BRICS Business Council

#We count on BRICS Business Council to achieve our common goal of strengthening business trade, building investment linkages: PM Modi 

#We have taken a number of steps for ease of doing business in country and the results are visible: PM Modi at BRICS Business Council in Goa

#PM Narendra Modi speaking at the BRICS Business Council 

#PM concludes by mentioning non-conventional security challenges, from threats on cyberspace and piracy on high seas to human trafficking

#PM: India has recently ratified the Paris Climate Agreement. We are committed to a harmonious balance between development and climate change

#PM: The path laid down by the SDGs or Agenda 2030 is a valuable blueprint of hope. India's own develop't priorities are aligned with them

#PM Modi calls on BRICS country to work together for early adoption of CCIT, step up practical cooperation against 

#PM: The most serious direct threat to our eco prosperity is terrorism; Tragically, its mother-ship is a country in India's neighborhood

#PM: If new drivers of growth have to take root, there must be unhindered flow of skilled talent, ideas, technology & capital across borders

#PM speaks of the critical challenges that our world is confronted with, begins w/ the need for a clear roadmap to revive the global economy

#PM: BRICS must play an active role in setting a direction that supports our common aspirations and goals

#PM: We have built new global institutions to complement the existing architecture. The NDB & Contingency Reserve Arrangement stand out

#2nd day of BRICS Summit in Goa, Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Eco Co-o (BIMSTEC) meet to take place


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First Published : 16 Oct 2016, 08:44:00 AM