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FM stresses on need to balance health & economic objectives in recovery plans


  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the Meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors under the Saudi Arabian Presidency through video conferencing. 
  • The Ministers and Governors of G-20 countries had gathered to discuss the current global economic outlook and G-20’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other G-20 Finance Track priorities for the year 2020.
  • Ms Sitharaman observed that in the longer term, a more structural treatment of debt is required.