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FM Arun Jaitley arrives in Canada for three-day visit

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrived in Canada on Monday on a three-day visit during which he will review progress made in trade ties with Canada, including in the proposed comprehensive economic partnership agreement.

Jaitley arrived in Torronto on the first leg of his 7-day official trip that will also take him to the US.

In Canada, he will meet top official and review progress made in the proposed Comprehensive Economic partnership agreement (CEPA) and Foreign Investment and Protection Agreement (FIPA). Jaitley will also hold meeting with foreign investors.

During his US visit, Jaitley will attend the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

The three-day annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will begin on October 7 in Washington.

Commerce and Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was in Canada last week and had said both countries were committed to deepen bilateral economic ties.

PTI

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