Prelims 6778

Which of the following statements is/are true regarding BRICS Youth Summit/Forum?
1. The Forum aims to concentrate on youth policies, entrepreneurship and the roles of BRICS youth in global governance.
2. The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum (BYF) was held in Shanghai, China.
3. The first BRICS Youth Summit was held in 2014 in Brazil.
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:
1 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
1, 2 and 3
Explanation :
The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum (BYF) was held in Beijing, China in July 2017.
The five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) first came up with the idea of establishing a dialogue mechanism for BRICS youth in 2014 during a meeting between BRICS leaders in South Africa. The first Youth summit was held in 2015 in Kazan, Russia.