Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna was in New Dehli, India at the invitation of the Global Business Summit organised by the Economic Times and Yes Bank to address the conference. Other speakers at the conference included Donald Trump Jr, Netflix founder Reed Hastings, Steve Wozniak of Apple, UBER CEO Dana Khosrowshahi, and KPMG International Chairman William Thomas.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the keynote address wherein he laid out the government’s strategy for a new India.
The Minister for Finance held a number of meetings on the fringes of the conference, including with Indian Prime Minister Modi, Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley, and Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu.
During these meetings, Malta’s and India’s high economic growth rates resulting from successful reforms in both countries were underlined.
Minister Prabhu announced that he would be sending a trade delegation to Malta in the near future. During the visit, Minister Scicluna met with Indian business executives who showed interest in investing in Malta.
Maltese High Commissioner for India Stephen Borg, the Minister’s Chief of Staff Paul DeBattista, and Deputy Head of Mission Eric Cachia accompanied Minister Scicluna throughout the visit.
Sunday 25th February 2018