New Delhi: The much-awaited trip of US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump next week has some surprises. While Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was reported to be in the list of his delegation in his professional capacity as a senior advisor to Trump, Trump’s daughter Ivanka is also accompanying them, reports said. The high-level delegation is likely to include US trade Representative Robert Lightizer, NSA Robert O’Brien, Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Director, Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, apart from Jared. Also Read - Donald Trump's 'The Beast' Has Already Arrived in Agra | All You Need to Know
This is not the first time that Ivanka is coming to India. In 2017, her India visit raised several and similar questions as beggars were cleared away from Hyderabad streets ahead of her visit to attend an entrepreneurship summit. Also Read - Sushma Swaraj Was a Champion For Women, Says Ivanka Trump
In Ahmedabad, President Trump will address the ‘Namaste Trump’ event jointly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the newly built Motera cricket stadium. “It will be similar to the landmark ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event hosted by the Indian-American community in honour of Prime Minister Modi during his visit to Houston in September 2019, in which President Trump participated,” Foreign Secretary Harshvardhan Shringla said, briefing reporters on the visit. Also Read - Women's Inclusion in Economy is Smart Economic & Defence Policy: Ivanka Trump at G20 Summit
In Delhi, Melania Trump is supposed to visit Delhi government schools and attend happiness classes. While Jared will accompany the President, the itinerary of Ivanka Trump is not yet known.