New Delhi: United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump reached Ahmedabad at 11:40 on their two-day state visit to India. The couple was accompanied by a twelve-member delegation comprising US National Security Advisor Robert O’ Brien, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette among others. Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner were also part of the high-powered delegation. (Donald Trump India visit: Full Schedule of US President’s 36 Hours Stay) Also Read - Procure Vaccines From All Sources, Halt Central Vista Project: 12 Opposition Leaders Write to PM Modi
The US President, along with his family will be in India for around 36 hours. From Ahmedabad, the US President and the First Lady will make a brief stop at Agra where they will visit the Taj Mahal at around 5:15 pm, before departing for the national capital later in the day for the main leg of the trip. Also Read - EU Stands With India in 'Challenging Time', Modi Says 'Collaboration Essential' to Stop Pandemic
On the morning of February 25, Trump and the First Lady would be accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. From there, they would go to Rajghat to pay homage at the ‘samadhi’ of Mahatma Gandhi. Also Read - Pressure Mounts on Modi Govt to Impose Nationwide Lockdown; Oppn Says Total Shutdown 'Inevitable'
It would be followed by restricted and delegation-level talks between Trump and Modi at Hyderabad House. Trump will leave for the United States by his special flight on the night of Tuesday.