The BRICS economic coalition of emerging markets has officially invited 6 other counties to join and become members.
South African President and current BRICS chair Cyril Ramaphosa said this on Thursday as he named the countries to join.
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Ramaphosa said in a speech published on X and added that the membership would take effect from Jan. 1, 2024.
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BRICS is a diverse group of nations.
It is an equal partnership of countries that have differing views but a shared vision for a better world.
As the five #BRICS members, we have reached agreement on the guiding principles, standards, criteria and procedures of the #BRICS…
— Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿🇦 (@CyrilRamaphosa) August 24, 2023