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Third BRICS Culture Ministers' Meeting

The third meeting of BRICS culture ministers took place in Pretoria, South Africa on 31 October  2018.

The Russian delegation was headed by Nikolay Malakov, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.

The participants of the meeting reaffirmed their readiness to strengthen cooperation in different areas such as cinema, animation, museum and library services, archeology and preservation of cultural heritage. In particular, it was agreed to develop creative, political, legal and institutional framework for the establishment of Fund for film co-production and distribution.

It was decided that BRICS Culture Working Group will meet twice a year and where necessary experts will be invited to form part of the Working Group.

Following the meeting the joint declaration of the BRICS Culture Ministers was adopted.