Sitharaman meets Japanese counterpart in Washington, discusses economic cooperation

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets Japanese minister of finance Shunichi Suzuki, in Washington DC on Wednesday.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets Japanese minister of finance Shunichi Suzuki, in Washington DC on Wednesday.ANI

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday interacted with her Japanese counterpart Shunichi Suzuki on the sidelines of the IMF-WB annual meeting in Washington DC.

She told Suzuki that this year is special for India-Japan bilateral relations as both nations are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and India is celebrating 75 years of Independence.

Sitharaman also said during the interaction that 2023 brings greater responsibilities for India and Japan on the world stage as both countries take over the Presidencies of the G20 and G7, respectively.

The two ministers also discussed key agenda pertaining to Indo-Pacific economic cooperation, the Finance Ministry tweeted.

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