Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check-up referring to his kidney ailment, sources mentioned.
Mr Jaitley, who had undergone a renal transplant surgical procedure on Might 14, 2018, had not travelled overseas in final 9 months.
He was scheduled to attend 10th India-UK Financial and Monetary Dialogue in London in April final 12 months, however had cancelled his go to attributable to his kidney ailment.
Sources mentioned, he left for the US on Sunday night time for a medical verify up. Mr Jaitley is to current his sixth and the BJP-led NDA authorities”s final finances on February 1.
Although it’s purported to be an interim Funds, it’s extensively anticipated that his speech would have been full size finances speech.
Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS final 12 months in early April following which he underwent dialysis. He had a renal transplant surgical procedure on Might 14, 2018.
In his absence, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was given the extra cost of Finance Ministry on Might 14.
Arun Jaitley, 66, who had stopped attending workplace initially of April, and was again in North Block – the seat of Finance Ministry – on August 23.
Mr Jaitley had in September 2014, undergone a bariatric surgical procedure to deal with weight achieve that he suffered due to a long-standing diabetic situation.
That surgical procedure was first carried out at Max Hospital, however Mr Jaitley was later shifted to AIIMS due to problems. He had a coronary heart surgical procedure a number of years in the past.