On Wednesday night, outgoing chairman Dr Iqbal Survé launched a book which delves into the work of the council since its formation in 2013.
Speaking at the gala dinner, the entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and physician, affectionately known as the Struggle Doctor for treating apartheid victims, said the special night was to celebrate the journey and the progress of the Brics Council.
“Sometimes you forget what Brics means. Let me contextualise. We are here to serve our people, country and continent. I grew up with a social justice welfare framework and trying to see how we could lead and participate in the global economy. And so we serve with pride and pleasure, and do so with no expectations,” he said.
Dr Survé said the book was a reflection and documentation of the council's successful activities over the past five years and would move readers.