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Chinese president meets BRICS business leaders

Xi, on his first trip abroad as Chinese president, is expected to outline China's viewpoints on BRICS-Africa cooperation.

Durban: Chinese President Xi Jinping attended Wednesday a breakfast meeting between political and business leaders of BRICS.

The gathering came on the sidelines of the fifth summit of BRICS, an emerging-economy group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, reports Xinhua.

South Africa, host of the summit, has said that the creation of a BRICS Business Council will be announced at the breakfast meeting.

Xi, on his first trip abroad as Chinese president, is expected to outline China's viewpoints on BRICS-Africa cooperation.

IANS