As the historic Australian Parliament was illuminated in the colours of India, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar arrived in Canberra “to a Tiranga greeting.”
Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Richard Marles was presented with a signed bat from Virat Kohli by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during their meeting in Canberra on Monday. This special gesture was made to highlight how the game of cricket unites the two nations.
“It’s an honour to have @DrSJaishankar in Canberra. Our shared passion of cricket is just one of the many things that unite us. He shocked me today by giving me a bat that cricket legend @imVkohli had autographed “Tweets from Marles.
Mr. Jaishankar discussed regional and global security during his discussion with Marles, Australia’s defence minister.
“shared opinions on regional and international security. Our expanding defence and security cooperation secures an Indo-Pacific region that is peaceful, prosperous, and based on norms “He tweeted his statement.
After a fruitful visit to New Zealand, Mr. Jaishankar arrived in Canberra on Monday. The old Australian Parliament was lit up in the colours of India when he arrived in Canberra, “to a Tiranga greeting.”
Later, the foreign affairs minister and his Australian counterpart Penny Wong co-hosted the 13th Foreign Ministers’ Framework Dialogue (FMFD).
According to Mr. Jaishankar, “generally, the perception has really been that, you know, the friendship has been improving” after the meeting.
“We are, you know, trying to figure out how to kind of take it to greater levels. We had a wonderful chat about the state of the world “He mentioned it at a press conference he held with minister Penny.
In Canberra on Monday afternoon, Mr. Jaishankar also met with Australia’s Minister of Education, Jason Clare, to discuss the value of a top-notch education and the need to get ready for a global job market.
“I enjoyed meeting Australia’s Minister of Education, @JasonClareMP, in Canberra this afternoon. discussed the value of high-quality education, the necessity for a global perspective, and readiness for the global labour market, “he stated.
The Australian Navy, the media, and think tanks like Sydney’s Lowy Institute are among the groups Mr. Jaishankar is anticipated to speak with on Tuesday.