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G-20 meet to focus on reforms

New Delhi, Nov. 21: Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 (G-20) countries will hold a two-day meeting here from tomorrow to discuss the global financial sector reforms, economic slowdown and measures to stop financing of global terrorism, a government spokesman said.

Briefing the press, finance secretary S Narayan said the meeting will also focus on the aspects of globalisation and development aids.

“We will discuss ways and means to boost economic growth along with the means to deal with economic crisis,” Narayan said.

The secretary-level discussion on the initial day will set the motion for the meeting between ministers of the member countries scheduled for the next day. “We do all the hard-work,” Narayan added.

Finance minister Jaswant Singh will chair the meeting undertaken by the finance ministers and central bank governors of G-20 countries, including India.

The group consists of member countries like United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, China and Brazil.

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