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According to a statement made by Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, he will travel to India in March of next year to finalise the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) and strengthen bilateral ties.

On Wednesday (Local Time), PM Albanese made the following remarks to the press conference: "The closer economic cooperation agreement between Australia and India, which we regard as being very important for enhancing the economic ties between Australia and India, was also the topic of my meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi. In March, I'll be in India. A corporate delegation will travel to India. And that will be a significant visit and a development in our two countries' relationship."

This announcement was made in conjunction with the 17th G20 conference.

Additionally, he mentioned that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would travel to Australia in 2019 for the Quad Leaders' Meeting. Later on in the year, for the G20 Summit, he will return to India, the statement added.