The India-China Financial Dialogue due to be held here between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his Chinese counterpart Lou Jiwei next week has been cancelled. Jaitley arrived here on Thursday on a five-day visit to take part in a host of events including the planned eighth financial dialogue. But the dialogue meet stands cancelled, informed sources here said.
Officials explained that the meet was cancelled as Department of Economic Affairs Shaktikanta Das could not attend the meeting. Till now the two countries held seven rounds of financial dialogues but all of them were headed by Finance Secretaries of both sides.