The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Australia on the eve of their National Day (January 26, 2016).
In his message to H.E. Gen. the Hon�ble Sir Peter Cosgrove AK-MC (Retd.), the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the President has said, �On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, I extend warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the people of Australia on the occasion of your National Day.
It is a matter of satisfaction that India�s ties with Australia have grown in strength over recent years in a wide range of areas of our common interest. We look forward to sustaining this momentum to the mutual benefit of our peoples.
Please accept, Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and happiness. I take this opportunity to convey, through you, my best wishes for the continued progress and prosperity of the people of Australia�.