New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday received visiting Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese for bilateral talks at Hyderabad House here.
Earlier, PM Modi welcomed the Australian PM for a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The Australian Prime Minister, who is on a four-day state visit, also laid a wreath at the Rajghat.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also called on him.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in tweets:
“PM @narendramodi receives PM @AlboMP of Australia for a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on PM Albanese’s first State Visit to India.
“An opportunity to propel the dynamic India-Australia relationship to newer heights.”
EAM Jaishankar who called on the visiting dignitary, in a tweet, said:
“Delighted to call on Prime Minister @AlboMP of Australia this morning.
“His visit and today’s Annual Summit will take our ties to a higher level.”
On his visit to Rajghat, the MEA spokesperson in a tweet said:
“A tribute to the lasting legacy of Bapu.
“PM @AlboMP of Australia laid a wreath at Rajghat, paying his respects to Mahatma Gandhi.”
Earlier, the Australian Prime Minister arrived in the Indian capital from Mumbai last night.