Arun Jaitley leaves for UK on Friday; from meeting the Queen to his talk at LSE, here's his full agenda
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for the United Kingdom on Friday February 23, 2017 on a five day official visit, government said.
FM Jaitley will hold business interaction with UK-India Business Council, meet UK's finance minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, among other meetings.
The statement said, "On Sunday, 26th February, 2017, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley will attend a reception being organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), British Council and Indian High Commission at UK."
On Monday, 27th February, 2017, the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley will perform Market Opening Ceremony at London Stock Exchange followed by a Roundtable Meeting with prospective issuers and leading investors and fintech leaders among others.
"Later in the day, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley will have Business interaction with over 100 senior business leaders from the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC). Later, the Finance Minster will call on The Rt. Hon Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary of UK," it said.
The Finance Minister will also attend a reception being hosted by Her Majesty, the Queen at Buckingham Palace in the evening on Monday.
"On Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley will also meet with his UK counterpart and the Chancellor of Exchequer. Thereafter, the Finance Minister will meet with CEOs at a meeting being organized by the Confederation of British Industry before leaving back for home in the evening on the same. The Finance Minister will arrive in the national capital early morning on 1stMarch, 2017 after completing his five day official visit to the U.K," it said.