Recognising importance of tourism, India-Austria commit to increasing tourist flows in both nations


India and Austria on Wednesday recognised the importance of tourism and cultural sector and harassed the necessity to enhance tourist flows by increasing flight connectivity.

India and Austria on Wednesday recognised the importance of tourism and cultural sector and harassed the necessity to enhance tourist flows by increasing flight connectivity.

PM Modi arrived in Vienna on Tuesday night for a day-long State go to. The go to holds particular significance because it marks a number of many years since an Indian Prime Minister final visited Austria, coinciding with the seventy fifth anniversary of diplomatic relations between the 2 nations.

Notably, that is the primary time an Indian Prime Minister has visited Austria in 41 years. Indira Gandhi was the final PM to go to Austria in 1983.

Recognising the importance of tourism in producing financial, sustainable and inclusive progress, both nations inspired efforts by related businesses to work collectively to increase tourist flows in both instructions, together with by increasing direct flight connectivity, the lengths of keep and different initiatives, an official launch by the PMO stated.

Appreciating the custom of cultural exchanges, Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer and PM Modi additionally famous the rising curiosity amongst Austrians in yoga in addition to Ayurveda. The press launch knowledgeable that the nations welcomed efforts to promote bilateral cultural ties in music, dance, opera, theatre, movies, literature, sports activities and different fields, together with in the framework of the lately signed MoU on Cultural Cooperation.


Both the leaders additionally recognised the importance of talent growth together with the mobility of expert personnel to assist an expanded engagement in high-tech sectors.

In this regard, both the leaders welcomed the operationalisation of the bilateral Migration and Mobility Agreement, which gives an institutional framework to facilitate such exchanges, whereas on the identical time combating irregular migration, the PMO stated.

During the assembly, the leaders additionally inspired the tutorial establishments of both international construct future-oriented partnerships targeted on sectors like science, expertise, and engineering.

Notably, PM Modi held important conferences with Austrian leaders, together with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Nehammer, to bolster bilateral cooperation and discover new avenues for collaboration between India and Austria.

In a collection of posts on X, Prime Minister Modi shared insights into his discussions and engagements. “Had a very good meeting with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and discussed ways to expand India-Austria cooperation,” he acknowledged, noting the constructive consequence of their dialog.

Prime Minister Modi additionally highlighted his interplay with enterprise leaders from both international locations. “Met business leaders from India and Austria. Our nations are confident of leveraging the many opportunities ahead to boost commercial and trade linkages,” he stated, underlining the mutual confidence in enhancing financial ties.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is revealed from ANI)

Nilesh Desai
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