PM Modi In Australia LIVE: PM Called ‘A Global Champion’ As He Meets CEOs In Sydney

pm modi in australia live: pm receives warm welcome in sydney, holds talks with ceo of australian super

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Australia for the third and final leg of his three-nation tour after Japan and Papua New Guinea. During his trip to Australia, he will hold talks with Anthony Albanese and attend a community event to celebrate the Indian diaspora in the country. PM Modi reached Sydney on Monday and will be there till May 24.

After landing in Sydney, he received a warm welcome by the Indian community and will participate in various programmes over the next two days. In an interview to “The Australian” newspaper, he said he wants to take the relationship with Australia to the “next level”, including closer defence and security ties to help ensure an “open and free” Indo-Pacific.

PM Modi In Australia LIVE Updates

‘Little India’ a reflection of respect for India: “The Australian government’s announcement that Harris Park, a Sydney suburb, will now be known as ‘Little India’ is a reflection of respect for India and its growing status,” says BJP leader @SudhanshuTrived on PM Modi’s ongoing three-nation visit.

‘Huge potential’: “It was very interesting, it was actually exciting. The potential for our two countries is huge…In the last less than 5 years under Modi, your economy has grown to 3.5 trillion (USD) and the plan for the next 25 years is to grow to 32 trillion (USD). So, the growth recently is huge. The growth in future is going to be huge. Australia really needs to work harder to develop its relations with India..,” says Gina Rinehart, Executive Chairman of Hancock Prospecting after her meeting with PM Modi in Sydney, Australia.

PM Modi is a global champion’: After his meeting with PM Modi in Sydney, Australia, Dr Andrew Forrest, Executive Chairman of Fortescue Future Industries says, “…Fossil fuel sector has only limited time to run and it must be replaced with a fuel which causes no harm and can do everything which coal, oil and gas can do. That is something that PM is clearly a global champion on and I found the PM to be the global govt partner of the global industry partner to promote green hydrogen across the world…”

PM meets Georgina Hope Rinehart: Fostering India-Australia collaboration in mining and minerals sector. PM Narendra Modi held a meeting with Georgina Hope Rinehart, Executive Chairman of Hancock Prospecting Group, Roy Hill and S. Kidman & Co, in Sydney, said MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.

PM Modi meets Paul Schroder: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Paul Schroder, CEO of Australian Super, in Sydney. MEA Spokesperson tweeted, “Showcasing investment potential of India. PM Narendra Modi held a conversation with Paul Schroder, Chief Executive, AustralianSuper in Sydney. Pitching India among the top investment destinations in the world, PM invited AustralianSuper to partner in India’s growth story.”

“Ours was a most impressive meeting, the PM is a very impressive person who understands business which is very encouraging as well. The PM talked about his dreams for India and his ethic which was a really powerful message..,” he said.

“…AustralianSuper does invest in India…and we have had a very good experience in investing in India,” he added.

PM Modi meets Dr Andrew Forrest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Dr Andrew Forrest, Executive Chairman of Fortescue Future Industries, in Sydney.

PM Modi On India-Australia ties: In an interview to “The Australian” newspaper, he said he wants to take the relationship with Australia to the “next level”, including closer defence and security ties to help ensure an “open and free” Indo-Pacific. “I am not a person who gets satisfied easily,” he was quoted by the newspaper as saying.

“I have seen that Prime Minister Albanese is the same. I am confident that when we are together again in Sydney, we will get the opportunity to explore how we can take our relations to the next level, identify new areas of complementariness and can expand our co-operation,” he added.

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