VARANASI, Feb. 24 -- The New Education Policy, 2020, provides a perfect opportunity for India and Australia to continue developing important partnerships, Barry O'Farrell, Australian high commissioner to India, said on Tuesday.

Addressing faculty members and students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) at the Mahamana Hall of Institute of Science, during his maiden visit to the university as high commissioner, he complimented the efforts to implement the "transformational education policy agenda". .

Acknowledging the historic contribution of BHU to modern Indian history, the high commissioner said that through its notable alumni and scholars who fought for independence, and its achievements in modern science and technology, BHU has been...