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Australian Parliamentary delegation meets Maharashtra Governor


Mumbai: An Australian Parliamentary delegation met the Governor of Maharashtra C. Vidyasagar Rao on Monday at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai.

The delegation was led by Chairman Stuart Robert (Member of the Australian House of Representatives) and comprised Michael Danby, (Member of the Australian House of Representatives), Nola Marino (Member of the Australian House of Representatives)and Tony Huber (Consul General of Australia) in Mumbai were among those present.

During the meeting, discussions were held regarding air connectivity between Mumbai and major Australian cities, which, Rao said, would benefit horticulture and tourism sectors in the State. He also sought the cooperation of Australia in establishing a Sports University in Maharashtra.

Later, Stuart Robert said Australia has identified 10 key sectors for partnership, including education, agribusiness, tourism, energy, financial services and sports.