In a series of tweets, the finance ministry said both Sitharaman and Yellen agreed to work closely through common economic and strategic collaboration in various multilateral fora, including the G20.
“FM @nsitharaman and @USTreasury Secretary exchanged notes on economic issues of mutual interest and looked forward to meeting of #India-US Economic and Financial Partnership later this year,” the ministry tweeted.
Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman had a fruitful discussion on global economic outlook with #US Secretary of Treas… https://t.co/MN8V19Hjtj
— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) 1615826020000
During the discussion, Yellen appreciated India’s contribution to the world’s vaccine efforts.
Sitharaman congratulated the US Treasury Secretary on the well thought out Covid-19 relief through the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, with particular focus on working and middle-class, it said.
“Finance Minister @nsitharaman had a fruitful discussion on global economic outlook with #US Secretary of Treasury @JanetYellen virtually,” the ministry added.