President Pranab Mukherjee has said India could be an attractive option for long term investment for Australia. He said, the Make in India Conference and Invest in India Conference programmes have been designed for enhancing economic cooperation and investments.
President Mukherjee told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhawan last evening that India is keen to ramp up the nuclear energy component in total energy mix plans to enhance the use of clean energy and save fossil fuels.
He said India sees a key role for Australian uranium supplies in this process and also appreciates Australia’s efforts in this direction. Stating that there are more than 60 thousand Indian students studying in Australia, Mr. Mukherjee said, there is huge potential for cooperation in the education sector.
The President said fruitful cooperation between the two countries in multi-lateral fora reflects the growing mutual understanding and closer cooperation. The President said it is a matter of satisfaction that India and Australia have a regular dialogue on the challenges of terrorism.