According to PM Modi during a community event in Sydney, India will soon open a consulate in Brisbane.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering of the Indian diaspora in Sydney on Tuesday, announcing that India would open a consulate in Brisbane shortly. This marks the first Indian diplomatic mission in the major Australian city.

The new consulate is set to offer services such as passport and visa issuance, attestation of documents, consular assistance to Indian citizens, and cooperation in development and economic advancement with the Queensland state government.

Addressing the Indian community, Modi said that this initiative was a part of his government’s mission to deepen the ties between India and Australia. He asserted that India was now at the forefront of the world’s growth story and expressed his hope for greater Indian-Australian cooperation that could benefit both nations.

He also highlighted India’s commitment to renewable energy and achieving energy security and called on the Indian diaspora to promote “responsible global citizenship”.