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Highlights: After Ahmedabad, Agra, Prez Trump in Delhi for 3rd leg of visit

Trump's India Visit Highlights: US president Donald Trump addressed the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad's Motera sta stadium, visited Taj Mahal in Agra before leaving for New Delhi on the first day of his India visit.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Feb 24, 2020 22:21 IST
Highlights: After Ahmedabad, Agra, Prez Trump in Delhi for 3rd leg of visit
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Air Force Station, Palam in New Delhi, Feb 24, 2020.

United States president Donald Trump began his maiden two-day India visit on Monday. Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and top brass of his administration, arrived in Ahmedabad around 11.40 am for the first-leg of his trip.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the US president at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport in Ahmedabad. The leaders then participated in ‘Namaste Trump’ rally at the Motera Stadium.


After attending the rally, Trump flew to Agra where he and the First Lady Melania Trump spent about an hour at the Taj Mahal before sunset. The delegation arrived in Delhi in the evening where Trump and PM Modi will hold talks on Tuesday.

09:03 AM IST

India awaits your arrival, tweets PM Modi ahead of Trump's visit

Hours ahead of US president Trump's arrival at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport in Ahmedabad for the first leg of his India visit, PM Modi tweeted, saying Trump's visit is "going to further strengthen the friendship between our nations. See you very soon in Ahmedabad."




First published: Feb 24, 2020 08:36 IST