Sydney: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley held a bilateral meeting with the treasurer of Australia Scott Morrison in Sydney today, where he said that the Australian future and super funds be exposed to India and called for increase in investment by Australia businesses in India as they can get better returns on their investment.
Asserting that India wants to be benefitted by Australian experience in implementing GST, Jaitley said that India is also ready for GST and hoped that it will soon become a reality.
Speaking on the occasion, Morrison said that Australia is keen to further increase its investment in India.Mentioning the recent developments in bilateral and strategic cooperation in multiple areas, he emphasised the common interest of both countries in promoting policies to sustain economic growth and create jobs for the youth.
Both the leaders discussed the economic situation in both countries as well as globally.
Expressing happiness over the growing bilateral trade and investment, they agreed to continue and enhance economic engagement and collaboration.
The meeting was also attended among others by the officials of Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Reserve Bank of India from Indian side and senior officials from Australia Treasury and Reserve Bank of Australia from Australian side.