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Manmohan Singh arrives in Washington for G-20 summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Washington to take part in a summit of the world's 20 biggest economies to consider ways of checking the global financial crisis.

world Updated: Nov 14, 2008 22:32 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Washington on Friday to take part in a summit of the world's 20 biggest economies to consider ways of checking the global financial crisis and prevent a future one.

Finance Minister P Chidambaram is accompanying the prime minister for the two-day summit of Group of Twenty (G20) advanced and emerging economies hosted US by President George W Bush.

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Ashok Chawla have been here since Wednesday preparing the groundwork for the summit.