India-China financial dialogue postponed

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The India-China financial dialogue which was due to be held here between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his Chinese counterpart Lou Jiwei next week has been postponed to July.

Officials explained that the meet was cancelled as Department of Economic Affairs Shaktikanta Das could not attend the meeting.

However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is embarking on a five-day visit to China today, will meet his counterpart Lou Jiwei as scheduled on June 27.

Fresh dates for the financial dialogue at the level of Secretaries in July are being worked out.

The two countries have so for had seven rounds of financial dialogue at the level of Finance Secretaries, the last being in New Delhi in 2014.

Wefornews Bureau

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