Prime Minister Modi departs for Sydney to address rally at Allphones Arena

Prime Minister Modi departs for Sydney to address rally at Allphones Arena

By: || Updated: 17 Nov 2014 02:26 AM
Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Sydney where he will address a rally which is expected to draw more than 16,000 members of the Indian diaspora at Allphones Arena on Monday.

 

Earlier, in the morning Prime Minister Modi attended a breakfast meet hosted by Queensland Premier, Campbell Newman where he addressed business leaders and made a strong pitch for greater economic interaction.

 

Besides attending the two-day G-20 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on Brisbane's Roma Street Parkland. and met a host of G-20 leaders. Later, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk had hosted a reception for Prime Minister Modi at the City Hall here.

 

Following his Sydney visit, Prime Minister Modi will then travel to Canberra and address the special joint sitting of the Australian Parliament on November 18. He will also address an Indian community event in Melbourne before travelling to Fiji.

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