Dilma Rousseff sworn in as new president of BRICS Bank

Dilma Rousseff sworn in as new president of BRICS Bank

Former President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff The leadership was assumed this Thursday New BRICS Development Bank In a ceremony Shanghai In the presence of his political father and the current president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva.

In his first act in China, Lula promised Rousseff’s inauguration.At the helm of a global bank of such scale“there is”An unusual fact in a world that is still dominated by men”.

Further He spoke about his past in the struggle against dictatorship And his new position is “A tool for reducing inequality between rich and developing countries”.

After the Brazilian ambassador resigned in March, Brazil nominated President Rousseff for the post. Marcos TroyjoHe assumed by appointment of the former President in 2020 Jair Bolsonaro.

Rousseff, who already took power at the end of March, will serve out the remainder of Brazil’s rotating presidency, which expires in July 2025.

Dilma Rousseff (REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File)

The BRICS multilateral development bank, made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, was created in 2015 with the aim of financing infrastructure projects and promoting sustainable development in these and other emerging economies.

In her inauguration speech, Rousseff said the institution “Uniquely routedin one direction A prosperous world And With shared development.

The former Brazilian president also listed “Significant challengesEmerging economies are exposed to persistent inequality, extreme poverty, inadequate infrastructure or lack of access to education and healthcare.

In announcing her nomination in March, Rousseff said “Prioritized the fight against poverty” during his tenure (2011-2016) and gave continuity Social projects Launched during the Lula administration (2003-2010), thanks to which Brazil was able to leave the UN hunger map.

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An economist by training and Lula’s dolphin, Rousseff became Brazil’s first woman president and served a second term after being impeached in 2016 after being accused of fabricating public accounts in a highly controversial process in Congress.

This is his first position with public exposure since his impeachment.

(With information from AFP)

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