During the first leg of his visit, the Finance Minister will arrive in Washington D.C. on Oct 9.
In Washington, Chidambaram will attend Annual Plenary Meetings of IMF and World Bank on Oct 11 and Oct 12.
Besides it, the Finance Minister will also participate in BRICS Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' meeting, G-24 Ministerial Meeting and G-20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting during his stay in Washington DC from Oct 9 to Oct 12.
Chidambaram will participate in Plenary Meeting of IMF and Development Committee Meeting of the World Bank.
He is also likely to hold bilateral meetings with Hiroshi Watanabe, CEO of Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC), Joe Hockey, New Australian Treasurer, Yair Lapid, Finance Minister of Israel and John Osborne, Chancellor of UK Exchequer among others on the sidelines of IMF/World Bank Meetings.
The Finance Minister will also participate and interact in a function at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Chidaqmbaram is also likely to hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Switzerland and New Zealand during his stay in Washington DC. Chidambaram will be the Chief Guest at the IDFC event organized to mark the First Closing of IDFC's Infrastructure Fund Meeting.
He will also participate in an Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders (IGWEL).
Chidambaram will also attend the Indo-US Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue before departing for San Francisco on Oct 13 during the second leg of his visit.
During his stay in San Francisco, he will interact with the investors and highlight India as a highly attractive destination for investment.
The Finance Minister will return home on Oct 16.
--IBNS (Posted on 09-10-2013)