Peter Coleman who is the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, trade commissioner was here in Visakhapatnam to discuss strategic ties between India and Australia. He was in discussion about trade and more with AP Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation, APCCIF yesterday.
(Left) Trade Commissioner of Australian Trade and Investment Commission Peter Coleman with President of AP Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation G Sambasiva Rao at the round-table conference in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday
Not just trade but commerce and technology were key areas for partnering between India and Australia as per him. Scholars involved in research at doctoral level in key areas such as climate, science, health care and more were relevant to both countries. Technology transfer in keeping with the modern times was also discussed in Visakhapatnam yesterday.
G Sambasiva Rao who is the president of APCCIF was the one who drew attention to the sustained increase in capabilities of Vizag as a city. Visakhapatnam is emerging as the technology and knowledge hub with institutes such as IIT and IIPE. He offered this insight to the visiting dignitary from Australia. Best curriculum and infrastructure in the educational and research sector here ensure excellence of students. Much more is in store for the future he said on behalf of India and Visakhapatnam. Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and data security were all emerging fields here.
Mr. Coleman spoke about a partnership between Universities in Australia and Universities in India for joint research programmes in areas of product development, technologies and processes.