Finance Minister Sitharaman attends G20 Joint Finance & Health Ministerial meeting

She also visited IFSC Gift City in Gandhinagar on the same day and review its functioning.

Finance Minister Sitharaman attends G20 Joint Finance & Health Ministerial meeting

Ahmedabad: Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt Nirmala Sitharaman today on August 19  visited Gandhinagar to attend the Joint Finance and Health Ministerial G20 Meeting at Mahatma Mandir Exhibition and Convention Centre. 

The meeting was also attended by Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers.

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She also visited IFSC Gift City in Gandhinagar on the same day and review its functioning.

Smt Sitharaman will chair a three-day Chintan Shivir of the Ministry of Finance that is being organized during 20-22 August 2023 at Tent City in Kevadiya.

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Presentations were made by Chairman GIFT City, Chairman, International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) and officials of the Government of Gujarat on important milestones and achievements in the journey of India’s maiden IFSC in the past few years, especially since the inception of IFSCA, along with various policy support and incentives extended by the Government.

During the review meeting, the Union Finance Minister emphasised on the need for all stakeholders to recognise and support the identified pathways to elevate GIFT City as a premier financial hub so that it stands out as the best among its contemporaries on the global scale.

Smt. Sitharaman further said that as envisioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, GIFT City should emerge not only as a lively international centre but also as a global leader in devising solutions to intricate financial challenges, especially in the climate of the current global economic headwinds.
 

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