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Piyush Goyal visits Melbourne University as part
of 3-day Australia visit
Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday paid a visit to the University of
Melbourne as part of his three-day visit to Australia
Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday paid a
visit to the University of Melbourne as part of his three-day visit to
Australia. He was accompanied by Australia’s Trade Minister Dan
Tehan and Allan Myers, Chancellor, University of Melbourne, at
the Melbourne Law School in The University of Melbourne.
“The University of Australia, particularly welcomes the terms of
agreements that focus on students, education and research,” said
University of Melbourne Provost, Professor Nicola Phillips. “We
know education is a key pillar of the Australia-India relationship.
And it is excellent that new opportunities emerged through this
interim free trade agreement for students choosing to live study
and work in Australia and in Melbourne,” she added.
Goyal began his visit on Tuesday days after inking India-Australia
Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA). India and
Australia signed the Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement
(IndAus ECTA) on April 2. During the visit, Goyal will hold wide-
ranging discussions with his Australian counterpart, Dan Tehan
MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, on carrying
forward the ECTA, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry said in a