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Narendra Modi meets Chinese President ahead of BRICS meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Brazil for the BRICS Summit, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines to discuss the issue relating to the New Development Bank.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Brazil for the BRICS Summit, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines to discuss the issue relating to the New Development Bank.

Modi with President of China Xi Jinping during the bilateral meeting at Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

He also discussed the possible outcomes of the summit on other issues like reforms of the UN Security Council and international financial architecture.

Modi with President of China Xi Jinping during the bilateral meeting at Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

Sources said India's primary goal is equal shareholding for all the members -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Modi with President of China Xi Jinping during the bilateral meeting in Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

India is keen on the issue of equal share holding since it does not want a repeat of the distortions that have crept into Bretton Woods institutions like International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the Asian Development Bank in which rich countries like the US and Japan have a strangle hold.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President of China Xi Jinping during the bilateral meeting in Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Indian ambassador to Brazil, Ashok Tomar and chief coordinator of BRICS and the Brazilian Foreign Ministry Louise Lopes at the airport at Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Fortaleza in Brazil to attend the 6th BRICS summit on Monday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed at the airport by chief coordinator of BRICS and the Brazilian Foreign Ministry Louise Lopes at Fortaleza in Brazil on Monday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Fortaleza in Brazil to attend the 6th BRICS summit on Monday. (Source: PTI)