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Albanese set to host Japanese Prime Minister in Perth

Anthony Albanese will host Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for formal conferences in Perth later within the month, showcasing the West Australian capital.

The Prime Minister’s announcement in regards to the bilateral assembly in WA got here as Foreign Minister Penny Wong met along with her Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to debate schooling ties, defence and safety and increasing diplomatic hyperlinks.

After a fleeting go to to open the brand new Airport Line, Mr Albanese stated he can be again in Perth in a fortnight’s time for Telethon and to host Mr Kishida.

“Rather than bringing the Prime Minister of Japan to Canberra or Melbourne, taking him to Perth, and he’s very happy with that … Japan’s very important for the Western Australian economy,” Mr Albanese advised NovaFM.

Ahead of the bilateral assembly between leaders, Trade Minister Don Farrell is in Tokyo this week to debate financial hyperlinks, together with the significance of essential minerals and hydrogen.

Camera IconAustralian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, heart, greets Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida earlier than their assembly on the Akasaka Palace state visitor home in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Credit: Hiro Komae/AP

He stated he wished to make it clear that longstanding preparations for dependable vitality provides continued however Australia wished to broaden agreements past coal and gasoline to embody renewable merchandise too.

Senator Wong and Dr Jaishankar additionally mentioned essential minerals and vitality as they checked out accelerating and deepening financial ties between Australia and India.

Australia has recommitted to opening a consulate in Bengaluru whereas India is planning an additional diplomatic presence right here.

Dr Jaishankar stated his authorities was additionally eager for Australian schooling establishments to have a stronger presence in India, and the 2 international locations have been discussing a proposal for better mobility of expertise and expertise to permit this.

Australia and India kind half of the Quad safety alliance, which Senator Wong stated was an illustration each international locations understood the interval of financial and strategic change was finest navigated collectively.