This is Arun Jaitley’s detailed schedule for six-day Japan visit


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Saturday evening leave for a six-day visit to Japan to boost investments into India.

This is his agenda for the six-day visit

May 29, Tokyo: Meetings with CEOs of Japanese Companies (Soft Bank/JBIC).

May 30: 22nd International Conference on ‘The Future of Asia’ organised by Nikkei Inc.

Bilateral meetings with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, METI Minister (Economy, Trade and Industry) and Health Minister.

May 31: Meeting with Osamu Suzuki, chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation in the morning.

22nd International Conference on ‘ The Future of Asia’ organized by Nikkei Inc.

In the afternoon, a keynote address at the roundtable on National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

In the evening, meetings with President, GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund) Norihiro Takahashi and President and CEO, JOIN (Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Cooperation for Transport and Urban Development) Takuma Hatano.

June 1: Meeting with CEOs organised by JIBCC (Japan-India Business Cooperation Committee).

Meetings with President, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Shinichi Kitaoka and Chairman, Hitachi, Hiroaki Nakanishi (Chair, Committee on South Asia, Keidanren).

In the afternoon, Jaitley will attend IIES Symposium on Indian Economy and deliver a keynote speech there

Leave for Osaka.

June 1, Osaka: meet Indian organisations at the India Club.

June 2: Deliver lecture on ‘India: Political, Social and Economic Change (TBC) at Osaka University.

In the evening, participate and address the Make In India – Investment Promotion Seminar.

Meet Japanese CEOs and CII delegation.

June 3: Leave for Kyoto. He will reach Tokyo in the evening from Kyoto.

Tokyo: Hold various meetings — with President, ICIJ (The Indian Commerce & Industry Association Japan), Sr. MD, SMBC (Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation), CEO, Eastspring Investments, etc.

June 4: Leave for New Delhi and will arrive in the national capital in the evening on the same day.