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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
27-May-2016 18:14 IST
Finance Minister to Leave tomorrow for Japan on 6-Day Official Visit: To Meet Investors for Investment in India.

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley will leave tomorrow evening on 6-day official visit to Japan from 29th May to 4th June, 2016. On arrival in Tokyo on 29th May, 2016, he will have meetings with CEOs of Japanese Companies (Soft Bank/JBIC).

Next day, on 30th May, 2016, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley will attend the 22nd International Conference on “The Future of Asia” organized by Nikkei Inc. In the afternoon the Finance Minister will have Bilateral Meetings with the Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzō Abe, METI Minister (Economy, Trade & Industry) and Health Minister.

Next day, on 31st May, 2016, the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley will have meeting with Chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation Mr. Osamu Suzuki in the morning. Thereafter, he will participate in 22nd International Conference on “The Future of Asia” organized by Nikkei Inc. In the afternoon he will deliver Keynote Address at the Roundtable on National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). In the evening Shri Jaitley will have meetings with President, GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund) Mr. Norihiro Takahashi and President and CEO, JOIN (Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Cooperation for Transport and Urban Development) Mr. Takuma Hatano.

In the morning on 1st June 2016, the Finance Minister have meeting with CEOs organized by JIBCC (Japan-India Business Cooperation Committee). He will also hold meetings with President, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka and Chairman, Hitachi, Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi (Chair, Committee on South Asia, Keidanren). In the afternoon, Shri Jaitley will attend IIES Symposium on Indian Economy and deliver Keynote Speech there and afterwards he will leave for Osaka. On arrival at Osaka the Finance Minister will meet Indian organizations at India Club.

On 2nd June, 2016, the Union Finance Minister will deliver a Lecture on “India: Political, Social and Economic Change (TBC) at Osaka University. In the evening the Finance Minister will participate and address the “Make In India- Investment Promotion Seminar. Thereafter he will meet select Japanese CEOs and CII delegation.

On 3rd June, 2016 the Union Finance Minister Shri Jaitley will leave for Kyoto in the morning. He will reach Tokyo in the evening from Kyoto where he will hold various meetings like meetings with President, ICIJ (The Indian Commerce & Industry Association Japan), Sr. MD, SMBC (Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation), CEO, Eastspring Investments etc.

. The Finance Minister will leave for back home on 4th June 2016 and will arrive in national capital in the evening on same day after completing his 6-day official visit to Japan.