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No information from Switzerland on black money, says Arun Jaitley

"We have till now not received any information regarding the black money accounts from the Swiss authorities," said finance minister Arun Jaitley.

IANS | June 23, 2014 | Updated 14:44 IST
No information from Switzerland on black money: FM
Finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said Swiss authorities have not shared any information or given an assurance on sharing details about Indian account holders in Swiss banks, where a major portion of the black money is supposed to be stashed away.

"We have till now not received any information regarding the black money accounts from the Swiss authorities," Jaitley told reporters.

The finance minister was reacting to a media report that said Swiss authorities have agreed to share the details of Indian account holders.

Jaitley said there is no official communication so far, and the Indian authorities will send a request to the Swiss authorities for sharing the information.

"Our communication will be sent today itself," Jaitley told reporters outside his North Block office.

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