Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave on a one week Official visit to
USA early morning on October 9 to participate in the Annual Meetings of the
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) among others. The Finance
Minister will lead the Indian Official Delegation consisting of the Governor,
RBI, Dr. Urjit Patel, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry
of Finance, Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr Arvind
Subramanian, Special Secretary, DEA, Shri Dinesh Sharma among others.
On the First Leg of his US visit, the Finance Minister, Shri Jaitley will
arrive in New York on the morning on 9th October, 2017.Major engagement of the
Finance Minister, during his one day stay at New York include Meeting with the
Investors in partnership with Bank of America and Confederation of Indian
Industries (CII). Thereafter, he will participate in the Roundtable Meeting of
CEOs of USIBC-CII.
On October tenth Mr Jaitley will deliver a Lecture on "FDI:
Achievements and Challenges" at Columbia University. In the evening, the
Finance Minister will leave for Boston.
On October 11 he will participate in the Roundtable Investment Meet being
organised in Boston in collaboration with NIIF, USISPF and FICCI on the subject
of "Indian Economy - The Road Ahead". Later in the evening, he will
deliver a Lecture on India's Tax Reforms at Harvard University. On 12th
October, he will participate in the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and
International Monetary Fund (IMF) among others.
During his three day stay at Washington, the Finance Minister, will hold
Bilateral Meeting with US Commerce Secretary. He will also participate in an
Interactive Seminar organised by FICCI on the subject of "India
Opportunity Conference". The Finance Minister will also attend the G-20
Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Working Dinner on october 12th
On Friday, October 13th the Finance Minister, will participate in the
Annual Meetings Plenary, G-20 Finance Ministers (FMs) and Central Bank
Governors (CBGs)’ Meeting and Development Committee Luncheon Meeting among
others. Later, he will participate in the Finance Ministers’ Meeting with Multilateral
Development Banks. He is also likely to hold separate Bilateral Meetings with
the Italian Minister for Economy and Finance and the Iranian Minister for
Economy and Finance.
The Minister will also participate in the Special event to be hosted by US
India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) on the theme of "Indian
Economy: Prospects and Challenges". Thereafter, the Finance Minister, Shri
Jaitley will attend the Dinner being hosted by the Indian Ambassador in USA,
Navtej Sarna at ‘India House’ in Washington D.C.
On Saturday, the 14th October, 2017, the Finance Minister, Shri Arun
Jaitley will participate in the IMFC Restricted Breakfast Session'. Later, Mr.
Jaitley will participate in the IMFC Plenary.
In the afternoon, Mr Jaitley will host a lunch for THE Constituency Members
consisting of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Later, the Finance
Minister, Shri Jaitley will participate in the 96th Meeting of the Development