Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the 13th BRICS summit today. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will also participate in the summit. The Taliban occupation of Afghanistan and the terrorist threat posed by them will be discussed in the summit. Sources said that important global and regional issues will also be discussed. BRICS countries are likely to emphasize the need to deal with the humanitarian situation and uphold human rights, including those of women, children and minorities in Afghanistan.