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Arun Jaitley leaves for UK, Switzerland on week-long visit

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has left for a week-long visit to the United Kingdom and Switzerland on Sunday to woo international investors to participate in the Indian economy.

Jaitley will attend three different investors’ meetings on January 18, Monday.
The minister will be in the UK for two days’ official visit, followed by four days of official visit to Switzerland. During the visit, Jaitley is expected to hold talks with international investors to seek investment opportunities in different sectors in India, including infrastructure, manufacturing and services.

The Finance Minister is also expected to meet his UK counterpart and Secretary of Exchequer George Osborne. He will participate in India-UK Bilateral Meet and Economic and Financial Dialogue.

During his official visit to UK,Finance Minister will meet his UK counterpart &Secretary of Exchequer Mr. George Osborne in London on Monday

A leading large Indian delegation mainly consisting of captains of Indian trade and industry are expected to accompany Jaitley, who in turn will also meet their counterparts from different participating countries to explore the possibilities of trade and investment among others.