Australian Governor-General to visit India

ANI | Updated: Mar 09, 2018 16:38 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 9 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, has welcomed the announcement of the visit to India by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retired), from March 10 to 14.

The Governor-General is visiting India to represent Australia at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference in New Delhi.

"Australia congratulates India and France on their leadership in establishing the ISA," High Commissioner Sidhu said.

"As one of the 26 founding members of the ISA, Australia is looking forward to sharing its expertise in solar technologies and research globally. Australia's participation adds a new dimension to the already thriving Australia-India relationship," she added.

During the summit, the Governor-General will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron.

He will also interact with business leaders in New Delhi and Chennai, address educational institutions with Australian links, view an Australian-funded aid project in Nizamuddin Basti, officially open an ANZAC Centenary exhibition, and visit an Indian Coast Guard vessel which is playing a role in enhancing regional security. (ANI)