Chidambaram to leave for USA today

Chidambaram to leave for USA today New Delhi: Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will be leaving on a four-day visit to United States of America (USA) Monday.

Chidambaram, who will arrive in Washington DC on July 9, will deliver the keynote address at the plenary session of US India Business Council 38th Leadership Summit on July 11.

During his visit, Chidambaram is also expected to meet the leading US business leaders, including Brad Smith, Microsoft's General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Pat Dewar, CEO, Lockheed Martin International, Scott Price, CEO, Asia, Walmart, Henri Croupon, CEO, ILFC and Sheperd W. Hill, President, Boeing International among others.

He is likely to discuss the issue of investment by US companies in India especially in infra sector, various policy measures taken by the Government to boost investment in the country and tax related matters among others.

Beside above, Chidambaram will also meet his US counterpart and US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew during his visit.

The Finance Minister is also expected to meet Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), Chairman, Senate Finance Committee and Senator Warner (D-VA), Co-Chair, Senate India Caucus during his stay in Washington DC.

He will fly back home on July 12 and will arrive in the national capital on July 14.

ANI