Arun Jaitley to visit Singapore to boost trade ties
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is visiting Singapore to showcase a slew of investor friendly reforms undertaken by the government and discuss ideas to ramp up investments in India. Jaitley is leaving on Tuesday evening on a two-day official visit to Singapore.
“During the visit, Jaitley will re-enforce the close ties between India and Singapore, building upon our shared history, rooted in strong commercial, culture and people-to-people links,” Finance Ministry said in a statement.
On November 15, the Finance Minister will visit the Singapore Expo and deliver the keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Festival, a global event attracting over 10,000 participants. He will also pay a visit to the India pavilion set up at the expo, showcasing India’s achievements in advancing financial technology, both within and outside the government.
On November 16, Jaitley will deliver the keynote address at Morgan Stanley Sixteenth (16th) Annual Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore on the topic ‘India: Structural Reforms and Growth Path Ahead’.
“As part of the Summit, Jaitley will meet the senior management of Morgan Stanley and also address a gathering of senior fund managers and key financial institutional investors,” it said. During the visit, he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to discuss bilateral issues.