New Delhi, Sep 5:
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived here Friday, the second day of his India visit.
“A warm welcome to PM @TonyAbbottMHR! I am sure his visit will further strengthen ties between Australia and India,” Modi said in a tweet.
The welcome ceremony left the Australian Prime Minister impressed. Abbott tweeted: “A spectacular official welcome to India by Prime Minister @narendramodi.”
Abbott was received at the airport by Piyush Goyal, union minister of state (independent charge) for power, coal and new renewable energy.
“India-Australia set to re-energise ties,” Syed Akbaruddin, ministry of external affairs spokesperson, said in a tweet.
Abott arrived in Mumbai Thursday.