Australia visit will be special, historic: Narendra Modi

Updated: Nov 06, 2014, 15:20 IST | IANS |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that his visit to Australia this month to attend the G-20 Summit would be both "special and historic"

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that his visit to Australia this month would be both "special and historic".

The prime minister is travelling to Australia to attend the G-20 Summit, which Modi tweeted "is a great platform to showcase opportunities India has to offer to the world".

Narendra Modi

"I look forward to working with G-20 leaders on important issues concerning the world, particularly those relating to the global economy."

Modi said his Australia visit "is both special and historic" and that it would be the first bilateral visit to Australia by an Indian prime minister in 28 years.

"In Australia, I will meet the country's top leadership and am honoured to have been given an opportunity to address the Australian parliament.

"I am also eagerly looking forward to interacting with the Indian community in Australia."

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