India awaits your arrival Donald Trump! says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India awaits the arrival of US President Donald Trump, asserting that his visit will further strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India awaits the arrival of US President Donald Trump, asserting that his visit will further strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
PM Modi tweeted before the arrival of US President.
"India awaits your arrival @POTUS @realDonaldTrump! Your visit is definitely going to further strengthen the friendship between our nations," Modi tweeted.
"See you very soon in Ahmedabad," he said, responding to a tweet by Trump that he was leaving for India with the US First Lady.
Trump will reach Ahmedabad around noon on Monday.
Trump will visit Sabarmati Ashram:
Official sources confirmed to that Trump will spend some time in the Sabarmati Ashram before heading towards the Motera stadium to participate in the ‘Namaste Trump’ event.
There was confusion over whether Trump will visit Sabarmati Ashram or not.
Several world leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Sabarmati Ashram in recent years.
The Ashram has been spruced up by local authorities ahead of the US president’s visit.
Other members of the US president’s delegation include Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and Energy Secretary Dan Broulliette.
It’s going to be very exciting: Trump
Speaking to reporters at the Joint Base Andrews in Maryland , Trump said that Modi told him that “we’ll have 7 million people between the airport and the event.”
“So it’s going to be very exciting. But he says between the stadium and the airport, we’ll have about 7 million people. So it’s going to be very exciting. I hope you all enjoy it,” he said.
From Ahmedabad, Trump will travel to Agra before arriving at the national capital for the main leg of the visit.