Vijay Mallya Says He Met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Before Leaving India

Source: PTI | Published on 12th September 2018, 6:57 PM | National News | Global News |

London: Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya said Wednesday that he had met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before leaving India.


The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airline boss, who arrived to appear before the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, told reporters that he had met the minister and offered to settle the issue with the banks.

"I left India because I had a scheduled meeting in Geneva. Before leaving I met the finance minister and offered to settle (the issue with the banks), Mallya said, without naming the minister.

Arun Jaitley was the Finance Minister in 2016 when Mallya left India.

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