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Major News and Events of 17 June 2017

What Happened on 17 June 2017

Switzerland ratifies AEOI with India
According to reports, Switzerland has ratified automatic exchange of information (AEOI) sharing with India. However, strict adherence to confidentiality and data security laws will be followed. 
The issue of black money has been a matter of big debate in India and Switzerland is perceived as one of the safest havens for the illicit wealth allegedly stashed abroad by Indians.
Prime Minister to visit Portugal, Netherlands, and the US in June
According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Portugal and the Netherlands later this month, besides his scheduled tour of the United States.
The reports says that Modi will be in Portugal on 24th, the US on 25th and 26th, and in the Netherlands on 27th June.

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