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  1. BRICS women’s conference to begin tomorrow in Jaipur

BRICS women’s conference to begin tomorrow in Jaipur

The two-day meeting of the BRICS Women's Parliamentarian Forum will begin here tomorrow in which 42 delegates from member countries will participate.

By: | Jaipur | Published: August 19, 2016 6:41 PM
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the meeting which will have different plenary sessions. (Reuters) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the meeting which will have different plenary sessions. (Reuters)

The two-day meeting of the BRICS Women’s Parliamentarian Forum will begin here tomorrow in which 42 delegates from member countries will participate.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the meeting which will have different plenary sessions.

“Preparations for the meeting have been made,” Prithvi Raj, secretary of the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha said today.

A total of 42 delegates are scheduled to attend the meeting which will have 5 women parliamentarians from Brazil, 3 from Russia, 28 from India, 2 from China and 4 from South Africa.

BRICS is the grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Mahajan’s inaugural session will be followed by plenary session on the theme of ‘Perspectives on implementation of SDGs’ at the Rajasthan Vidhan sabha.

First session on the theme of ‘Achieving SDGs- Role of Women Parliamentarians in involving Citizens’ will also be held tomorrow.

Theme of the second session, to be held on the second day on August 21, will be ‘Containing Climate Change – Imperatives of Global Cooperation’.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will deliver the valedictory address and the Lok Sabha Speaker will give the concluding address on the second day.

The delegates will also visit Albert Hall and Amber Palace on Monday before their departure on Tuesday.

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