WASHINGTON: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said he and his Indian counterpart and “dear friend” Narendra Modi have agreed on some important new initiatives, including low emissions technology partnership and ultra low-cost solar programme, which will help in further deepening the economic ties between the two countries.
The meeting between Modi and Morrison held here on Thursday came a week after they spoke over phone and reviewed the rapid progress in the India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including through the recent ‘two-plus-two dialogue, and exchanged views on regional developments and the forthcoming Quad meeting to be hosted by US President Joe Biden later in the day.
The Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue comprises India, the US, Japan and Australia. “I’ve just come from a meeting with one of my Quad partners, Prime Minister Modi, a dear friend and great friend of Australia. We’ve been working together for some years now.
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