Wed, Jul 08, 2015, 05:55 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Russia on a three-day visit to attend the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits. He is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of these important meetings. It is expected that discussions on enhancing cooperation in the economic area will take place during the summit of five-nation BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). India is expected to be accorded full membership of the six-nation grouping of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan during SCO summits.