Jaitley to visit China for AIIB meet

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New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave on Thursday on a five-day official visit to China to attend the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) meeting and seek investment into India, the government announced on Wednesday.

The finance ministry said in a statement that Jaitley would participate in the first annual meeting of the board of governors of AIIB on June 25-26.

The AIIB meeting includes sessions on infrastructure and global economic growth and financing green infrastructure among others.

Jaitley will also hold talks with Chinese investors and bankers to seek investment in infrastructure and other sectors in India, the ministry added.

Jaitley will also meet his Chinese counterpart Lou Jiwei on June 27. Later, he will participate in the 8th India-China financial dialogue, the statement said.

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