According to a finance ministry statement here, Chidambaram will attend annual plenary meetings of the IMF and the World Bank on Oct 11 and 12.
Besides, Chidambaram will also participate in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) finance ministers‚Euroô and central bank governors‚Euroô meeting, G-24 ministerial meeting and G-20 finance ministers‚Euroô and central bank governors‚Euroô meeting during his stay in Washington Oct 9-12.
‚EuroúIn G-20 finance ministers‚Euroô meeting, recent developments in global economy and financial sector vulnerabilities, IFA (International Financial Architecture) reforms, financing for investment and strengthening of G-20 process are likely to be discussed among others,‚EuroĚ the finance ministry said.
The finance minister is also scheduled to attend the India-US Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue before departing for San Francisco on Oct 13, during the second leg of his visit.
‚EuroúDuring his stay in San Francisco, the finance minister will interact with the investors and highlight India as a highly attractive destination for investment,‚EuroĚ it said.
Chidambaram is scheduled to return to India Oct 16.
--IANS (Posted on 08-10-2013)