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DPM Tharman to attend G20 finance ministers' meeting in Sydney

Published on Feb 22, 2014 5:44 PM
 
Singapore Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam is attending a meeting of G20 Finance Ministers in Sydney, Australia from Feb 22 to 23. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE finance minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is attending a meeting of G20 Finance Ministers in Sydney, Australia from Feb 22 to 23.

At the meeting, the ministers will discuss actions to strengthen global growth and encourage job creation, as well as to help the global economy become more resilient to future shocks.

Mr Shanmugaratnam, who is also deputy prime minister, will also have "several bilateral meetings" with his counterparts over the two days, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said in a statement on Saturday.

He will be accompanied by officials from MOF and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.