Sitharaman discusses trade negotiation progress with Canadian Dy PM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland on Sunday discussed the progress being made on ongoing bilateral trade negotiations.

The two ministers met on the sidelines of the 3rd Finance Ministers and central bank governors meeting in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Freeland, who is also the finance minister of Canada, said Canadian Pension Funds would be keen to explore investing in Indian Infrastructure Funds as India offers a stable investment climate.

“The two ministers also discussed the progress being made on the ongoing various trade-related negotiations between India and Canada,” the Indian finance ministry tweeted.

The ministers discussed continued constructive participation in building consensus on the G20 Finance Track work streams, it added.