New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is visiting Australia for two days from Thursday to take part in a range of business and political events in Melbourne, including a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, said a statement issued by Kiwi Prime Minister Office.
“Our relationship with Australia is our closest and most important. I am always keen to make the most of visits to enhance our relationship, including on behalf of business,” Jacinda Ardern said in her statement.
Kiwi Prime Minister will meet with her Australian counterpart Prime Minister Scott Morrison to discuss whole range of issues between two closest nations.
“This will be my first opportunity to congratulate Prime Minister Morrison in person after his re-election victory,” Jacinda Ardern said.
The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during her stay will meet with Victoria Governor Linda Dessau and Premier Daniel Andrews and will attend an NZTE investor lunch and business breakfast.
“I will be taking the opportunity to talk about the progress our Coalition Government is making on our plan for a modern New Zealand we can all be proud of – with an economy that is growing and working for everyone while giving us the ability to improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders and their families.
She will also deliver the keynote speech ‘Why Good Government Matters’ at an Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) event hosted by Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp.