Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr Tony Abbott, Former Prime Minister of Australia today.
The Prime Minister conveyed his condolences on the loss of life and property in the recent bushfires along the eastern coast of Australia.
The Prime Minister expressed happiness at the visit of Mr. Tony Abbott to India, including to the Golden Temple on the 550th year of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Prakash Parv.
The Prime Minister fondly recalled his visit to Australia in November 2014 for G-20 Summit in Brisbane, productive bilateral engagements in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne and his address to the Joint Session of the Australian Parliament.
The Prime Minister also warmly acknowledged the role of Mr. Tony Abbott in strengthening India-Australia relations.