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Australian Foreign Minister to visit India

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Australia's for Foreign Affairs, Marise Payne, will visit on January 8 and 9.

Harinder Sidhu, Australia's to India, said that the visit is an opportunity to reinforce Australia's commitment to strengthening India-partnership.

"Payne is visiting at a time when our relationship has grown to become a significant partnership. Our shared interests range widely across political, security, cultural and economic fields," Sidhu said.

"This is the strongest the Australia-relationship has been, and the Minister's visit presents an important opportunity to deepen our ties," the outlined.

Payne will address the Raisina Dialogue on how and can work together and with regional partners to deliver a stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific. Angus Campbell, of the Australian Defence Force, will also participate in the event.

The will also meet with and to discuss deepening regional engagement and the practical steps is taking in response to the India Economic Strategy.

This will be Payne's first visit to India as the and follows the successful visit of to Australia in November 2018.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 17:30 IST