Australia Government has began to implement a document that will shape bilateral ties with India till 2035. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made announcement regarding implementing “India Economic Survey” was made in the backdrop of the ongoing visit to the country by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Australia has agreed to implement some important recommendations of the survey over the next twelve months that will include India-Australia Food Partnership, expansion of mining business and greater aviation connectivity.
“Ministers across education, agribusiness, resources and tourism will oversee progress of the Government’s response and ongoing implementation of the India Economic Strategy,” said Prime Minister Morrison.
Five agreements made between Australia and India, including one between the Central Mine Planning and Design Institute based in Ranchi, and the Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation, Canberra. An agreement between the Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur, and the University of Western Australia, Perth, for cooperation in agricultural research and education was also signed.
“Today’s steps are only the first on a long journey that will see Australia and India grow together,” Prime Minister Morrison said.