Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is visiting India on Friday (Dec 30). The visit was announced through a press release from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
Tharman, who is also coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, will meet Indian Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley during his trip to discuss the revisions to the tax agreement governing Singapore’s investments in India. The two will also talk about the ways to enhance bilateral economic cooperation, stated the PMO.
During his last visit to India, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore had urged India to quicken the pace of economic reforms so that more jobs are created to ensure greater prosperity.