On October 12, 2017 a regular Working lunch of Ambassadors of BRICS countries was held in Bangkok. This time the meeting was hosted by H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell Doidge, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Thailand. The Ambassadors greeted a new member of the «Bangkok BRICS club» H.E. Mr. Lyu Jian, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Thailand.
During the lunch a traditional exchange of views on the BRICS agenda was held. The heads of the five missions discussed outcomes of the 9th BRICS Summit on September 4-5, 2017 in Xiamen, China and identified areas of further joint activities in Bangkok.