Speaking at a bloc’s meeting, the president announced that China will host the 14th summit in 2022 with a view to expanding exchanges and facing challenges together.
China, he added, will seek to deepen cooperation in all areas as well as an association to create a better future for the peoples.
Xi recalled that the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) became a major player in the international arena and managed to maintain strategic communication since its creation 15 years ago.
The president underlined the political trust within the emerging-economies group, mutual respect and adherence to the principles of equality and inclusion during their interactions.
He also stressed his position in defense of multilateralism and active participation in global governance.
Among other topics, he recalled that Beijing supplied more than one billion doses of vaccines against Covid-19 and will deliver another 100 million doses to poor nations this year.