Trump said he had committed to visit India long time back and he is looking forward to be with the people of India. (Photo Credit: Twitter)
US President Donald Trump, on board the special Air Force One aircraft along with his delegation will be landing in Ahmedabad shortly. Ahead of his arrival, the president tweeted saying, he is eager to visit the country and would be soon meeting all. Donald Trump is accompanied by First Lady Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and the top brass of his administration. Just before his departure, Trump said he had committed to visit India long time back and he is looking forward to be with the people of India.
In Ahmedabad, President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mammoth crowd of more than 1,00,000 people at an event titled 'Namaste Trump' at the Motera Stadium. "Namaste, Trump" will be on the lines of the "Howdy, Modi!" event organised for PM Modi during last year's US visit.
The US President and the First Lady will make a brief stop In Agra where they will visit the Taj Mahal, before arriving at the national capital for the main leg of the 36-hour long trip.
|February 24||11.40 am||US President Donald Trump will land at Sardar Valabbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad|
|12:15 pm||PM Modi and Trump drive along the 22-km route to reach Sabarmati Ashram|
|1:15 pm||Trump and Modi will jointly address the ‘Namaste Trump’ event at Motera Stadium, the world’s largest cricket stadium|
|Trump will have lunch with PM Modi at Motera Stadium. According to reports a green room has been prepared inside the stadium for this purpose|
|3:30 pm||The US first couple is expected to leave Ahmedabad for Agra|
|4.45 pm||They will spend about an hour at the Taj Mahal before|
|7.30 pm||Donald Trump and his wife are expected to arrive in Delhi|
|February 25||10 am||The US first couple will be given a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan. They will also visit Rajghat|
|11 am||Trump and PM Modi will hold delegation-level talks at Hyderabad House|
|12:40 pm||Exchange of Agreements/ Press Statement|
|7.30 pm||The US first couple will meet President Ram Nath Kovind and later participate in a state banquet|
|10.00 pm||They will leave from Delhi|
(With Agency inputs)