Friday, October 22, 2021

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tomorrow

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tomorrow for India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) meet. Ms. Sitharaman is currently on nearly a week-long trip to the US.
The eighth meeting of the US-India Economic and Financial Partnership to be held with Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Jerome Powell, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of India and Governor Shantikanta Das of the Reserve Bank of India. The finance minister is also scheduled to attend meetings of G-20 and interact with investors at a round table hosted by US India Business Council and CII.

Yellen will host the next round of the meet with Sitharaman, on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, officials said.

The US Department of Treasury said in a statement that this meeting is build on the recent momentum in the US-India relationship. It will address a range of critical issues, including economic recovery from the global pandemic, climate finance, multilateral priorities, and financial regulation.

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