Mangala And Jaitley Discuss Indian Investments

Minister of Finance, Mangala Samaraweera and Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley had talks in South Korea on Friday.

The discussion focused on future Indian investments in Sri Lanka.

Samaraweera attended the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Annual Meeting in Jeju Islands, South Korea on Friday. This is the Bank’s Second Annual Meeting, and is being jointly hosted by the Bank and the Republic of Korea. Finance Minister Samaraweera also attended the Board of Governors Roundtable discussion on ‘Financing Asia’s Infrastructure Priorities’.

Minister Samaraweera held bilateral discussions with Jaitley and Indonesian Finance Minister Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati on the sidelines of the Board of Governors meeting of the AIIB and discussed issues of mutual interest.

The annual meeting is the Bank’s flagship event which brings together and facilitates discussions between members, partner institutions, civil society organizations, the media and leading experts across a range of fields.

This year’s meeting is on the theme ‘Sustainable Infrastructure’ in recognition of the challenge Bank members face in making infrastructure investments while fulfilling ambitious environmental commitments.

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