PM Modi meets Australian Scott Morrison ahead of Quad Leaders Summit


PM Modi, Scott Morrison have met several times on the sidelines of various international conferences


Ahead of the Quad Leaders Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison in Washington on Thursday.

The two leaders have met on several occasions on the sidelines of various international conferences. Earlier, Prime Minister Morrison had also called Prime Minister Modi to brief him on the plan to move forward with the Australia, UK and US Alliance (AUKUS).

On September 15, the two leaders also had a telephone conversation, during which the two leaders reviewed the rapid progress of the India-Australia comprehensive strategic partnership, including through the recent 2 2 dialogue.

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Earlier today, PM Modi met with five global CEOs for a potential investment in India. The Prime Minister met with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon and discussed several issues, including electronics and measures to strengthen the innovation ecosystem.

The Prime Minister also met with General Atomics CEO Vivek Lall and discussed the advancement of defense manufacturing and the use of emerging technologies. He also met with the president of Adobe, Shantanu Narayen.

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These talks were part of a series of meetings Prime Minister Modi has organized with selected business leaders who have the potential to invest significantly in India.

Earlier Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Washington for his much-vaunted visit to the United States.

Biden will welcome Prime Minister Modi to the White House on September 24. This will be the first in-person meeting between the two leaders after Biden took over the presidency of the United States on January 20.

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Biden will host the first-ever Quad Leaders Summit in person, which will be joined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

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