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Arun Jaitley to inaugurate CII partnership summit tomorrow

Top CEOs and delegates from over 51 countries including UK and UAE would participate in the two day CII’s partnership summit, which will be inaugurated by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here tomorrow.

“About 2,000 delegates from 51 countries will take part in the deliberations. Issues like impact of demonetisation will be figured in certain discussions,” CII Director General Chandrajeet Banerjee told reporters here.

Trade ministers from neighbouring countries, including Nepal, would discuss ways to promote trade and investments.

The UAE economy minister too will be participating along with global and domestic business leaders.

Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Power Minister Piyush Goyal, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will address the summit.

CEOs who are expected to attend the summit include ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani, Essar Group Chairman Shashi Ruia and Chairman Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla.