Delhi Violence, Anti-CAA Protests Have Not Dampened Investor Sentiment: Finance Minister
Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s finance minister, speaks during a news conference in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Delhi Violence, Anti-CAA Protests Have Not Dampened Investor Sentiment: Finance Minister

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that investor sentiment has not been dampened by anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests and the recent Delhi violence.

Addressing a press conference, she said the investors she met in her recent visit to Saudi Arabia expressed willingness to invest more in the country.

"The sentiments of foreign investors have not been dampened," when asked about the Delhi violence and anti-CAA protests, Sitharaman said,

On the possible impact of coronavirus scare on the industry and the economy, the finance minister said there is none as of now.

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"However, if the situation doesn't improve in the next two months, there may be shortage of raw material. We are working on how to address the issue and help the industry," she added.

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