India and Australia hold second two plus two Ministerial Dialogue in New Delhi to further strengthen cooperation in Strategic Partnership.

Updated, Nov. 20, 2023. 8.15 PM.

India and Australia are holding the second two plus two dialogue in New Delhi this evening. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar are co chairing the meeting with Australian Defence Minister Richard Marles and Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong.

The External Affairs Ministry said the Ministers will exchange views on deepening multifaceted India-Australia ties in several areas.

Earlier in the day, Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh held bilateral talks with Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Richard Marles.

Dr Jaishankar also held a meeting with the Australian Defence Minister. In a social media post, the External Affairs Minister said they spoke about recent developments that influence the Indo-Pacific strategic scenario and also exchanged views on West Asia. Both leaders also discussed World Cup Cricket final match.