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Australian PM Anthony Albanese to visit India next March

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 18th November, 2022 08:01:29 PM
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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced that he will visit India next year in March to lock India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) deal and upgrade the relationship, according to the statement released by the Australian PM.

This announcement came on the sidelines of the 17th edition of the G20 summit, ANI reported.

While addressing the presser, PM Albanese said on Wednesday (Local Time), " I also met with Prime Minister Modi of India, where we discussed the finalisation of the closer economic cooperation agreement between Australia and India.”

He further said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Australia next year for the Quad Leaders' meeting. And then he will return to India later in the year for the G20 Summit, the statement added.

Recently, PM Modi met the Australian PM on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Bali and reiterated their stand for a shared and peaceful Indo-Pacific region amid Chinese assertiveness.