Chidambaram to leave for USA tomorrow

Last Updated: Sun, Jul 07, 2013 12:21 hrs

New Delhi, July 7 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister P.Chidambaram will be leaving on a four-day visit from July 9 to 12 to the United States of America (USA) on Monday.

Chidambaram will arrive in Washington DC on July 9.

During his visit, he will deliver the Key Note Address at the Plenary Session of US India Business Council 38th Leadership Summit on July 11.

During his stay in US Capital, Chidambaram is also expected to meet the leading US business leaders including Brad Smith, Microsoft`s General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Pat Dewar, CEO, Lockheed Martin International, Scott Price, CEO, Asia, Walmart, Henri Croupon, CEO, ILFC and Sheperd W. Hill, President, Boeing International among others.

The Finance Minister is likely to discuss the issue of investment by US companies in India especially in infra sector, various policy measures taken by the government to boost investment in the country and tax related matters among others.

Beside above, Chidambaram will also meet his US counterpart and US Treasury Secretary, Jacob Lew during his visit.

The Finance Minister is also expected to meet Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), Chairman, Senate Finance Committee and Senator Warner (D-VA), Co-Chair, Senate India Caucus during his stay in Washington DC.

He will leave for back home on July 12 and will arrive in the national capital on July 14.

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