Pakistan Requests BRICS Membership, Seeks Support from China and Russia
Pakistan has formally applied for inclusion in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) bloc in 2024.
Islamabad: In an interview with Russian media, Pakistani Ambassador Muhammad Khalid Jamali expressed confidence in Russia’s support during the membership process.
The presidency of this group is with Russia in 2024.
Russia and China will assist us in acquiring membership. He stated that Pakistan aims to become a part of this important organization, and they are in contact with member countries for general membership and, specifically, seeking support from the Russian Federation.
BRICS, originally composed of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, expanded in August of the current year after 13 years.
An agreement was reached to include six new members as new entrants from January 1, 2024. This decision was announced during the three-day leadership summit held in Johannesburg.