Arun Jaitley,the Finance Minister of India has held bilateral meetings with ministers from the , Sri Lanka,Thailand and UK to discuss investment possibilities and cooperation in combating the drug menace.
Today, Finance Minister Jaitley will meet with Paiboon Koomchaya(Thailand's Justice Minister), Sagala Ratnayake(Sri Lankan Minister for Law and Order) and the UK's Minister for Cabinet Office and senior policy adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, Oliver Letwin, on the sidelines of the special UN General Assembly session on the drug issues.
A top official aforesaid, “With the UK and Thailand ministers, Jaitley's discussions were largely about MoUs India is working on with them over cooperation in drug control matters”
The British Minister also updated on EU-related affairs involving the upcoming mandate on June 23 when the UK will choose whether to stay in the European Union or leave.
According to the official, “Discussions with Sri Lanka focused on Indian investment possibilities in the island nation and "various ways we can work together on promoting economic cooperation”.