Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
02-May-2017 18:21 IST
Prime Minister speaks to Mr. Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, on Phone

Mr. Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, made a telephone call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

Prime Minister Turnbull thanked the Prime Minister for the success of his recent visit to India.

Prime Minister Modi expressed concern about the possible impact of the recent changes in Australian regulations for the skilled professionals’ visa programme. The two Prime Ministers agreed that officials from both sides will remain in close touch on the issue.

The two Prime Ministers also discussed the follow-up action taken after the visit of Mr. Turnbull to India last month, and the steps required to further strengthen the bilateral relationship.