MOSCOW, September 8 (Itar-Tass) —— The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) will look at setting up a working group on cooperation in the area of pharmaceuticals, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday.
“On September 15, senior officials for cooperation in the area of science and technology from the BRICS countries will meet in China’s Daliang,” he said. “It is planned to discuss was of cooperation within the BRICS in the areas of science, latest technologies, and possible joint innovation projects.”
“Primary attention will be paid to cooperation in the field of micro-electronics, nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, energy-saving technologies and in renewable power generation,” the spokesman went on. “The Russian delegation will be led by Deputy Minister of Education and Science Sergei Ivanets.”
The meeting will be held on the sidelines of the so-called “summer Davos,” that will be organized jointly by the International Monetary Fund and the Chinese government in Daliang from September 14 through 16.