President Ram Nath Kovind met Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Sydney today.  MoUs were exchanged in several fields in the presence of Foreign Minister of Australia Marise Payne and Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Anant Kumar Hegde.

"Today, five MoUs were exchanged in the field of disability sector, education, trade-investment, scientific cooperation, agriculture and on higher education focussing on PhD by both the nations. The objective of MoUs is to facilitate bilateral investment flow in both countries. Today President Ram Nath Kovind will unveil the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parramatta in Sydney. 

Meanwhile, Indian High Commissioner to Australia Dr A.M. Gondane said the President’s trip underscores the deepening engagement between India and Australia. He said his visit will give further momentum to the bilateral relationship between the two countries. 

Mr Kovind also met Governor General of Commonwealth of Australia Mr Peter Cosgrov. During the meeting, the President thanked the Governor General for extending hospitality and affection being provided to the delegation. 

The President will also address the International Business Summit 2018 organised by Australian Financial Review on Australia-India economic engagement.

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