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Nirmala Sitharaman to Attend G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Japan

Finance Minister Shri Nirmala Sitharaman will attend the two-day meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors in Japan on June 8th and 9th.
Nirmala Sitharaman to Attend G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Japan

Details:

  • It is the first overseas visit of Ms. Sitharaman as the Finance Minister.
  • She took charge as full time Finance Minister last week.
  • The main aim is to focus on the risks and challenges of overseas trade and investment in infrastructure which are faced by our country.

One must know:

  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) submitted a report on taxation, urging greater cooperation among nations.
  • India is actively participating in the OECD-G20 efforts to create a global consensus on the taxation of the digital economy.

Question:

Q. Where will Finance Minister Shri Nirmala Sitharaman attend the two-day meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors on June 8th and 9th?
a. China
b. England
c. Japan
d. Australia
Nirmala Sitharaman to Attend G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Japan Nirmala Sitharaman to Attend G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Japan Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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