India, Australia in talks to strengthen relationship

August 6, 2021

NEW DELHI - Talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Australian Prime Mnister Tony Abbott this week re-emphasised a theme that enhanced economic co-operation between India and Australia would help the two countries realise their shared vision of a stable, secure and prosperous Indo-Pacific region.

Modi and Abbott, visited India from August 2-6 in his capacity as Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Special Trade Envoy for India, discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral trade, investment and economic co-operation to realise the full potential of the India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi.