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Modi arrives in Brisbane to attend G20 summit

Narendra Modi being received - by -Campbell NewmanPrime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Brisbane on his 3 days visit to Australia.

Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman received him at the airport. He will attend G-20 leaders summit at Brisbane and address Australian Parliament at Canbera. During his three days stay in Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brisbane,Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.

At Brisbane, he will attend G 20 summit and discuss various issues with world leaders including global security, clean and affordable energy and international co-operation against black money.

Modi will also hold bilateral meeting with Prime Ministers of UK David Cameron and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Shinzo Abe is hosting dinner in honour of Mr Modi. The Prime Minister will today visit Queensland University of Technology and interact with the students.

The Prime Minister visit from India to Australia is taking place after 28 years. This visit will strengthen political, strategical, and economic relations between both the countries. Mr Modi will unveil a statue also of Mahatma Gandhi at Brisbane on 16th November.

Before leaving for Australia to attend G-20 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded the three day visit of Myanmar. During his stay in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, the Prime Minister apart from attending the 12th ASEAN-India and 9th East Asia Summits, also had several bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders. He had very fruitful meetings with Chinese, Russian, Malaysian Prime Ministers and Heads of various ASEAN countries.

During his meetings, Modi informed the leaders of various ASEAN Countries about his Governments’ initiative of launching Make in India Campaign. The Prime Minister called upon the ASEAN Countries and the World to join India in this Campaign saying that there are ample opportunities in India for the World Companies to invest for their economic prosperity.

The highlight of Modi’s successful visit to Mayanmar can be gauged from the fact that all the ASEAN leaders were all the praise for his Make in India Campaign with some of them showing their keen interest to launch similar type of campaign in their countries. The Prime Minister also reiterated his Governments’ intention to work for making India’s Act East Policy action oriented. He interacted with members of Indian Community at a reception hosted in his honour by Indian Embassy. He said that the whole world is now seeing India through a changed eye.

Modi said that eyes of the world community are focused towards India as a new era of development has started taking place in the country. The Prime Minister said that India has to play a key role in the region adding that it wants to take all its neighbors together on path to development and progress.

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