The meeting between Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the newly elected Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese took place in Tokyo as part of the second in-person Quad Leaders Summit.
In his opening remarks, PM Modi congratulated PM Albanese on winning the recently held Australian Federal elections.
PM Modi added that PM Albanese coming to the Quad meeting only 24 hours after his swearing-in reflected the strength of the Quad friendship and his commitment to the Quad.
PM Modi further emphasised that the Quad is a force for good and that the Quad has ensured peace, prosperity and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
According to the statement released by MEA, both leaders reviewed the multi-faceted cooperation under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.
This includes “trade & investment, defence manufacturing, renewable energy including green hydrogen, education, science and technology, agricultural research, sports and people-to-people ties.”
Both leaders affirmed their desire to continue the positive momentum in the bilateral relationship.
India’s Prime Minsiter also extended an invitation to the Australian Prime Minister to visit India at an early date.