THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP
DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MEMBER FOR SYDNEY
MONDAY, 19 MAY 2014
The Federal Opposition congratulates Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party on their success in the Indian general election.
India is the largest democracy in the world and an important partner of Australia.
India is now Australia’s largest source of permanent migration. Our countries share very special bonds forged through strong economic ties and people-to-people links.
The Federal Opposition looks forward to working with Prime Minister-elect Modi into the future.