Union Minister Meenakashi Lekhi will visit Australia from August 7-9

New Delhi [India]Aug. 6 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi will visit Australia from Aug. 7-9.

Taking to Twitter, Lekhi informed that during her visit she will meet Australian Ministers and interact with the Indian Diaspora.

“Looking forward to my visit to Australia on August 7-9. During the visit, I will meet Australian Ministers and interact with the Indian Diaspora. I will be launching 2 books ‘Modi @ 20: Dreams Meet Delivery'” Heartfelt: The Legacy of Faith” at the Vishwa Sadbhavna event,” she said in a tweet.

Modi@20:Dreams Meet Delivery is published by Rupa Publications India, the book is authored by eminent scholars and writers like Nandan Nilekani, Sudha Murty, Sadguru, PV Sindhu and Amish Tripathi among others.

The book is an anthology of chapters by eminent writers that elaborate and describe the fundamental transformation the country has gone through under the leadership of Narendra Modi as head of government over the past 20 years.

The book also elaborates on Modi’s model of governance which touched the lives of a cross section of members of society.

Previously, Union Education and Skills Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a virtual meeting with his Australian counterpart Jason Clare in July to further strengthen collaboration between the countries in the education and training sectors. skills development.

During the meeting, Australian Education Minister Jason Clare ensured expedited visas for Indian students in Australia. The Australian minister gave assurances to provide support to ensure the world-class qualification of the Indian workforce.

Australia is a key partner for India on many fronts. In the first week of July, Australia confirmed that it would commit 5.8 million Australian dollars (AUD) to the three-year India-Australia Critical Minerals Investment Partnership.

India and Australia have agreed to build a stronger partnership in critical minerals that are crucial for clean energy technologies such as batteries, electric vehicles, as well as mobile phones and computers.

India and Australia have strengthened their cooperation on the development of critical mining projects and supply chains.

On April 2, India and Australia signed the free trade pact, anchored in a desire to reduce its economic dependence vis-à-vis the world’s second largest economy, China.

The latest official visit was on the Australian side when Defense Minister Richard Marles arrived in India on June 20 to boost defense and security cooperation between the two countries. (ANI)

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