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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam will visit Tokyo and Washington from October 8 to October 13.
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam will visit Tokyo and Washington from October 8 to October 13.
In Tokyo, Mr Tharman will meet Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mr Taro Aso, Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, and other government and business leaders.
In Washington, Mr Tharman will chair the meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee.
He will participate in the Meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
Mr Tharman is expected to have several bilateral meetings with his counterparts.
A statement from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said the meetings will discuss policy actions to secure economic and financial stability, and build stronger foundations for global growth.
Mr Tharman will be accompanied by officials from MOF and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.