Singapore's Finance Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam attended the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in London, which took place from September 4th to September 5th.
A statement from the Finance Ministry said Singapore was invited to participate in its role as the 2009 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) chair.
The stated aim of the meeting was for the G20 finance ministers to review the progress of commitments made at previous summits in Washington and London, as well as recommend further actions required to build a sustainable recovery and future sources of growth.
Mr Tharman was accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
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