Robust India-Australia partnership benefits the world: PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi and Australian PM Anthony Albanese discussed ways to add greater momentum to ties
Describing India’s Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with Australia as "robust", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it benefits not only the people of the two nations but also the world.
In a bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of the Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo, Japan, PM Modi and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese reviewed India-Australia ties. Prime Minister Modi also congratulated Prime Minister Albanese for his recent election victory.
"India’s Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with Australia is robust and benefits not only the people of our nations but also the world.
Was delighted to meet PM @AlboMP and take stock of bilateral ties. We discussed ways to add even greater momentum across key sectors," PM Modi tweeted.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), both leaders reviewed the multi-faceted cooperation under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including in trade & investment, defence manufacturing, renewable energy including green hydrogen, education, science and technology, agricultural research, sports and people-to-people ties.
"Both Prime Ministers affirmed their desire to continue the positive momentum in the bilateral relationship," the MEA said.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi extended an invitation to the Australian Prime Minister to visit India at an early date.