Australian Immigration Minister assures quality education to Indian students

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New Delhi, July 21(ANI): Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Evans on Tuesday assured quality education to Indian students, following apprehensions over slump in migration after the racial attacks Down Under.

Evens, who is currently on a visit to India said this while speaking to media after meeting with Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor in New Delhi on Tuesday.

"We want to make sure that Indian students who came to Australia get a good education and a good social experience. So when I am saying that, I am saying that we want best quality students coming. We want to increase the number of higher education students and we want to make sure that all those students came get into reputable institutions and I fully supported in their experience," said Chris Evans.

"There have been some problems in the vocational education sector. We are making sure that we deal with those because we do not want the sort of things, which we think is hurting Australia's reputation in India. We want more Indian migrants to Australia," Evans added.

Evans visit follows visit by several Australian officials after an uproar in Indian media over a number of attacks on Indian students that were termed as 'racial'.

Evans countered the allegation that attacks on Indian students were not racial.

Australia has faced a lot of flak from the Indian media after a series of brutal attacks on students in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaid occurred recently. (ANI)

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