By evening the leaders of the states will move to Leela hotel, where they will meet with the representatives of BIMSTEC (The Bay and Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation). In addition to India it includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
The BRICS countries heads take the point of view of entrepreneurs into account in the development of prospect plans of trade, economic, and investment cooperation within "five", — Putin has stated.
"Russia will continue to promote the drawing of economies of "five" together and to arrange the preconditions for the launch of new business projects. Russia invites the entrepreneurs from all BRICS countries to work at our market and to develop the partnership with the Russian companies," Putin has stated during his speech at the meeting with the BRICS leaders at the business council of "five". The BRICS has a large consumer market, which includes 3 bln. people,
a developed science and technology base, and large reserves of raw materials, the President of Russia has pointed out.