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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at New York on Oct. 11. (ANI Photo)

BOSTON, Mass. – Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Oct. 12 addressed a roundtable meeting with institutional investors active across a wide spectrum of sectors including software, consulting, and investment management, in Boston, Mass.

The event was organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum. During the meeting, Sitharaman highlighted several reforms undertaken by the Center to improve the ease of doing business in India. "Finance Minister Ms @nsitharaman addressed a roundtable meeting with investors organized by FICCI and @USISPForum at Boston. She highlighted several reforms undertaken by GoI to improve the ease of doing business in India and draw greater investments," FICCI said in a tweet.

Noting the growth of fintech in India, the finance minister highlighted the investment opportunities available in India for players from the financial services sector.

"Growth of the fintech in India is another success story that should be looked at by investors. India stack that has been built provides new avenues for innovation to start-ups: Finance Minister Ms @nsitharaman roundtable meeting with investors organized by FICCI & @USISPForum," FICCI tweeted.

"Speaking at the roundtable meeting with investors organized by FICCI & @USISPForum, Finance Minister Ms @nsitharaman highlighted the investment opportunities available for players from the financial services sector," it added.

Sitharaman had reached New York on Oct. 11 for her official visit.

The minister will be attending the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank and other associated investment meetings as part of her official visit to the U.S.

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