Modi and Albanese work to deepen Australia-India ties

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KEY POINTS FROM VISIT BY NARENDRA MODI

* The two countries expect to finalise the Australia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement later this year

* Mr Albanese will visit New Delhi for the G20 leaders' summit in September

* Australia-India Migration and Mobility Partnership Arrangement will help the movement of students, graduates, academic researchers and business people between countries

* The arrangement will also help tackle people smuggling

* A task force will work on an agreement to develop 'green' hydrogen

* A new Centre for Australia-India Relations will be headquartered in Parramatta

* A new Australian consulate-general will be set up in Bengaluru, which will help businesses seeking to work on science and technology

* India will establish a consulate-general in Brisbane

* A plaque was unveiled for the foundation stone of a "Little India" gateway for Harris Park, in Sydney

* The City of Perth and WA government will rename a road along Perth's Swan River in recognition of Private Nain Singh Sailani, one of 12 known Anzacs from the Indian community

QUOTES

"In the language of cricket, our ties have entered the T20 mode." - Modi

"Australia is a better place because of the contributions of Indian-Australian community, and we want to see more connections between our countries." - Albanese