It has been a very hectic schedule for Modi ever since he took oath as the new PM of the country on May 26. Now, it seems that he might take a small break from work as he might head to Rio de Janeiro or Rio to watch the world cup finale.
However, experts believe that he will still be at work if Modi decides to go to Brazil. Official sources informed that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff invited him to watch the final at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro on July 13.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff invited Modi to watch the final
Modi would accompany Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma if he accepts the invitation of the Brazilian President.
All leaders are expected to meet for the 2014 BRICS Summit which will be held between July 15 and 17 in the seaside city of Fortaleza. BRICS is an association of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
All BRICS countries, except India have played in the football World Cup. In fact, three BRICS nations are hosting successive World Cups - South Africa in 2010, Brazil this time and Russia in 2018.
According to sources, more than 20 world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Emir of Qatar, Prince Albert of Monaco and UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon will be in Brazil during the month-long tournament.