Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Meets US Deputy Treasury Secretary
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on August 26 met US Deputy Secretary of Treasury Wally Adeyemo here and discussed India’s upcoming G-20 Presidency in 2023 and issues related to the global financial sector.
Both leaders also discussed areas of cooperation towards enhancing India-US partnership.
“Union Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman met Mr. @wallyadeyemo, Deputy Treasury Secretary, USA, in New Delhi, today. The two sides exchanged views on global economic and financial sector issues,” a Finance Ministry tweet read.
“FM Smt. @nsitharaman and Mr. @wallyadeyemo discussed India’s G20 Presidency in 2023, as well as areas of cooperation for continued and enhanced India-USA partnership, another tweet from the ministry said.
India is to assume the presidency of G-20 in September 2023.
Adeyemo had earlier met Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das and discussed international economic developments as well as the India-US economic and financial partnership with him.