FM Nirmala Sitharaman shares India’s response to Covid-19 with G-20 panel


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended a meeting of the G20 High Level Independent Panel (HLIP) on Monday and shared India’s preparedness and response to COVID-19 while highlighting the multitude of measures taken to support the economy during the pandemic.

The meeting, which was held virtually, was also attended by Singaporean Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence H Summers and World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Ministry of Finance tweeted.

The meeting discussed the panel’s work that will be presented at the Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) to be held later this month.

FM Smt. @Nsitharaman shared India‘s # preparedness and # response to # CoVID19 and highlighted the multitude of actions the government has taken to strengthen the #health system and support the #Indianeconomy in the fight against pandemic, ”the ministry said in a tweet.

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