Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, to visit the United States from 14 to 18 April13 Apr 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, will be visiting New York and Washington, D.C. from 14 to 18 April 2015. In Washington D.C., DPM Tharman will attend the meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) and the G20 Finance Ministers. The meetings will discuss actions to achieve economic resilience in the face of emerging challenges and sustain the global recovery. In New York, DPM Tharman will meet with business leaders and Singaporean professionals.
2. DPM will also witness the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony between Australia and Singapore on the establishment of the Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative to better match global savings with viable infrastructural projects.
3. DPM Tharman will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.