- Narendra Modi receives a rock star welcome in Sydney.
- Mr Modi and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese unveiled the cornerstone plaque for the new Little India.
- The two will also discuss trade, defense and renewable energy.
Albanese announced that a new center to foster new ties and strengthen ties between the two countries would be based in Parramatta, saying “the place itself is a testament to the vitality of the Indian-Australian experience.” Stated.
During the planned official talks, the two will discuss trade, defense and renewable energy.
“We are both part of a growing and dynamic region and Prime Minister Modi has very much welcomed our visit.”
“They brought the spirit of the world’s greatest democracy to Australia and helped make our democracy stronger and more inclusive,” he said.
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He also discussed infrastructure investments in India and how Australia manages retirement pensions with Paul Schroeder, head of Australia Super, the country’s largest pension fund.
He also met singer Guy Sebastian, who described the moment as “a great honor” in an Instagram post.
MasterChef’s 2022 season finalist Sarah Todd also shared a photo with the Prime Minister of India.
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India has ignored global calls to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Russia remains a major arms supplier to New Delhi.
Modi’s last visit to Australia came after the 2014 G20 summit under Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/bigger-than-springsteen-narendra-modis-extraordinary-welcome-to-australia/j8ytwl1gs ‘Bigger than Springsteen’: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s extraordinary welcome to Australia