WASHINGTON: On Friday, November 11, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen will participate in the U.S.-India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) dialogue and other events in New Delhi, India, where she will highlight the strength of the United States’ partnership with India, which continues to deepen. Throughout, Secretary Yellen will discuss how the United States and India have worked together to grow our economic ties.
The Secretary will highlight the close partnership between American and Indian people and businesses, and note ways we can further our bilateral economic relationship, including through the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework and stronger supply chains through friend-shoring.
Secretary Yellen will reaffirm America’s and India’s shared democratic values and commitment to upholding a rules-based international order as the world’s largest democracies. The Secretary will also welcome India’s assumption of the G20 presidency next month and discuss opportunities to make progress on global challenges through action on climate change, evolving the multilateral development banks (MDBs), and advancing debt relief for low-income countries and emerging markets.
At 8:20 AM IST, Secretary Yellen will meet with U.S. and Indian business leaders and tour the Microsoft India Development Center. Both the meeting and tour will have a spray for pre-credentialed media.
At 9:15 AM IST, Secretary Yellen will deliver remarks at the Microsoft India Development Center on the United States’ economic partnership with India. These remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.
At 11:00 AM IST, Secretary Yellen will hold a bilateral meeting with Indian Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman. This meeting will be closed press.
At 1:45 PM IST, Secretary Yellen will participate in the U.S.-India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) dialogue. The Secretary and Minister Sitharaman will deliver remarks at the beginning of the EFP to pre-credentialed media.
At 3:45 PM IST, Secretary Yellen will join Minister Sitharaman for a fireside discussion with executives from major Indian companies and American companies operating in India. This event will be open to pre-credentialed media.