Arun Jait­ley to visit Sin­ga­pore to boost trade ties

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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.

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