Prime Minister Modi speaks with his rival Albanese from Australia


On April 7th, 2021, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged in talks with his Australian counterpart Scott Albanese. During the virtual meeting, the two leaders discussed a range of bilateral, regional and global issues. They discussed furthering trade and investment ties in addition to deepening defense and security ties. They also discussed cooperation in health and agriculture fields, as well as in the field of research and development.

During the talks, both sides expressed satisfaction with the progress that has been made so far in the ongoing process of increasing bilateral relations and expressed commitment to furthering mutual benefit. At the conclusion of their talks, they welcomed the India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and expressed the need to continuously find ways to further strengthen bilateral ties. Further, Prime Minister Modi extended an invitation to Albanese to visit India at a mutually convenient time.