Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the 13th Plenary Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes as the keynote speaker.
The Global Forum constituted on the initiative of G-20 and has 161 jurisdictions of the world as its members. FM emphasised on the continued need of robust global cooperation and tax transparency framework to fight cross-border tax evasion and avoidance.
FM also called upon the international community for further strengthening and broadening of the tax transparency agenda to include effective international cooperation on assistance in recovery of taxes, and measures to tackle emerging risks to tax transparency.Tags : others