Mukherjee leaving for Busan tonight to attend G-20 Finance Ministers mee

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New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be leaving for South Korea tonight to attend the G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting to be held in Busan on June 4 and 5.

Mukherjee will also hold bilateral meetings including one with UK Chancellor of Exchequer Alistair Darling during his visit.

Besides it, Mukherjee will also attend the four-member Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) nations Finance Ministers meeting before participating in the main deliberations of the G-20 Meeting.

The major issues, which are likely to come up for discussion during the two-days G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting include recovery of global economy and G-20 Framework for strong, sustainable and balanced growth, financial sector regulatory reforms, International Financial Institutions (IFIs) reforms and Global Financial Safety Nets among others.

Other issues likely to dominate in the aforesaid meet include energy subsidy, fossil fuel subsidies and financial inclusion etc. Along with G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting, Central Bank Governors' Meeting will also be held in Busan during this period.

The Indian delegation, which will be led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, includes Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla and other senior officials of the Ministry of Finance. (ANI)

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