On his maiden visit to India as US president, of a little over 36 hours, Trump will first arrive in Ahmedabad
on February 24 with First Lady Melania Trump.
he will be welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Highlighting the President’s itinerary, Kumar said the two leaders would inaugurate Motera cricket stadium, the world’s largest, before emplaning for Agra.
The Indian government is going all out to welcome the US president in Gujarat, which had earlier hosted China’s Xi Jinping and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu. Authorities in Ahmedabad
are expected to spend around Rs 85 crore on preparing for Trump's visit to the city -- of about three hours -- according to two government officials with direct knowledge of the plans whom Reuters spoke to.
Organised by the Donald Trump
Nagrik Abhinandan Samiti, the “Namaste Trump” event in Ahmedabad is being touted as a reciprocal to the “Howdy Modi” event organised in Houston, Texas, last year which had been attended by Trump. Following the event, Trump and the first lady will fly to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal before reaching Delhi in the evening.
POTUS's visit will conclude with an early banquet dinner, following which he will depart for Washington. Meanwhile, the US has already denied speculation of Trump visiting Pakistan, stating its a standalone visit.
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