6th BRICS Summit 2021 : Union Minister Prahlad Singh Chairs : Key details
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The Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel chairs the 6th BRICS culture meeting on 02 July 2021 through video conferencing.
Participants of the meeting :-
Federative Republic of Brazil
The Russian Federation
The Republic of India
The People’s Republic of China
The Republic of South Africa
Discussion were held for advancement and expansion of cultural activities amongst BRICS countries under the theme Bonding and Harmonizing Cultural Synergy.
Ministers showed their concerns for the adverse effects of the pandemic on all fields of life including the cultural dimension.
Minister emphasized on collaborations in the field of online exchange of cultural experiences on knowledge of tangible and intangible heritage amongst BRICS countries.
Prahlad Singh points :
He highlighted the importance of the role of culture for establishing vibrant international humanitarian dialogue.
Taking the cognizance of the Covid 19 conditions world has been facing for last one and half year, Minister.
He appreciated the efforts of cultural organizations of BRICS countries for conducting online cultural activities in the fields of museums, arts, theatres etc.
He also shared the historic occasion of commencement of celebrations of 75 years of India’s freedom which commenced in March 2021 under the aegis of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava Programme’.
Declaration of the meeting, it was agreed upon to strengthen and enhance cultural cooperation amongst BRICS Nations in the fields of museums, art galleries, theatre, libraries and promote use of modern technologies to conduct online events to overcome the adverse effects of pandemic like situations.