Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrives in Canada for three-day visit

Jaitley arrived in Torronto on the first leg of his 7-day official trip that will also take him to the US.

By: PTI | Torronto | Published:October 3, 2016 10:26 am
arun jaitley, canada, finance minister, jaitley canada visit, arun jaitley canada, india-canada relations, india canada trade partnership, arun jaitley in canada Mumbai: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the third edition of SBI Banking & Economic Conclave in Mumbai on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Santosh Hirlekar

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrived in Canada on Monday on a three-day visit during which he will review progress made in trade ties with Canada, including in the proposed comprehensive economic partnership agreement.

Jaitley arrived in Torronto on the first leg of his 7-day official trip that will also take him to the US.

In Canada, he will meet top official and review progress made in the proposed Comprehensive Economic partnership agreement (CEPA) and Foreign Investment and Protection Agreement (FIPA). Jaitley will also hold meeting with foreign investors.

During his US visit, Jaitley will attend the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

The three-day annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will begin on October 7 in Washington.

Commerce and Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was in Canada last week and had said both countries were committed to deepen bilateral economic ties.

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