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Finance Minister Jaitley leaves on a weeklong visit to US to attend the annual meeting of the World Bank and IMF

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 Committee Plenary.

 


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