The Prime Minister has commenced his three-day visit to Australia. PM Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese entered the Kudos Bank Arena in Sydney to loud applause and thunderous applause.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian community in Sydney and said that “MasterChef and cricket” unites the bond between India and Australia. He also lauded the Indian diaspora for their contribution to the relations between the two countries. The Prime Minister has commenced his three-day visit to Australia. PM Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese entered the Kudos Bank Arena in Sydney to loud applause and thunderous applause. The two leaders were accorded a traditional welcome at the stadium premises. During this, in his address, PM Modi said that our lifestyle may be different, but now yoga also connects us. We have been ociated with cricket for a long time. But now tennis and films are also connecting us. We may cook in different ways, but MasterChef is uniting us now. He said that the relationship between the two countries has gone beyond 3C – Commonwealth, Cricket and Curry, 3D – Democracy, Diaspora and Dosti (Friendship) and 3E – Energy, Economy and Education.
1. PM Modi said that when I came here in 2014, I promised you that you will not have to wait for 28 years for an Indian Prime Minister. So, I am in Sydney once again.
2. Talking about the relations between the two countries, PM Modi said that earlier it was said that India-Australia relations are defined by 3C’s- Commonwealth, Cricket and Curry. Then it was said that our relations are defined by democracy, diaspora and friendship. Some people also said that our relationship depends on energy, economy and education. But I believe that India and Australia relationship is more than that. It is mutual trust and mutual respect.
3. Addressing the Indian diaspora, PM Modi said that diplomatic relations between India and Australia have not led to the development of mutual trust and mutual respect. The real cause, the real power is – all you Indians who live in Australia.
4. PM Modi said on Tuesday that I have heard that Jaipur Sweets’ chatkaj ‘chaat’ and ‘jalebi’ in Harris Park are very tasty. I want you all to take my friend, Australian Prime Minister Albanese there.
5. The Prime Minister said that our friendship is very deep even outside the field. When Shane Warner ped away last year, hundreds of Indians were also mourning. We felt as if we had lost someone very close to us.
6. PM Modi said that India has no dearth of capability or resources. Today, India is the biggest and youngest talent factory.
7. Today, the IMF considers India a bright spot in the global economy. The World Bank believes that if anyone is challenging global headwinds, it is India. The banking system in many countries is in crisis today, but on the other hand the strength of Indian banks is being praised everywhere.