PM Modi Meets Australian Counterpart Anthony Albanese

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PM Albanese assured me that the security of Indian community is a priority for them: PM Modi

PM Modi and his Australian Counterpart Anthony Albanese

NEW-DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (March 10) raised the issue of recent attacks on temples in Australia before his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese. The matter came up for discussion during their wide-ranging conversation, which was aimed at expanding the overall relationship. Addressing the media after the conversation, PM Modi said that the news of attacks on temples in Australia are continuously arising. Naturally, this comes up as a matter of concern for all the people in India and hurts our hearts.

The Prime Minister said, "PM Albanese have assured me that the security of the Indian community is a special priority for them. We discussed ways to enhance maritime security and mutual security in the Indo-Pacific region with his Australian counterpart."

"We discussed mutual cooperation to develop a reliable and robust global supply chain," Modi said. Prime Minister Modi also said that the two sides are working on a comprehensive economic agreement. He added, "In the field of defense, we have made notable agreements in the last few years, including cooperation in equipment for each other's forces."

PM Albanese said in his remarks that Modi and he agreed to complete the India-Australia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement as soon as possible. He said, “I hope we will finalize it this year." The Australian Prime Minister arrived in Delhi on Thursday evening after concluding his programs in Ahmedabad and Mumbai.