Donald Trump Visit to India Highlights: Donald Trump has left for US after a whirlwind 2-day tour of India. The US President, First Lady Melania Trump, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump left for the airport on Tuesday evening after attending the state banquet organised in their honour by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Earlier speaking at a press interaction, US President Donald Trump said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants people to have religious freedom. Trump has also said that he did not discuss the issue of Delhi violence with PM Modi as it is India’s matter. Talking about Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), President Trump said it is up to India to decide.
Earlier, India and US signed a USD 3 billion defence deal which will further bolster defence and military preparedness. The announcement was made during a joint statement by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi following their meeting at Hyderabad House. Apart from this, significant progress was made on the trade deal front, science and technology, space missions and Research and Development. In meantime, President Trump’s wife Melania Trump has attended ‘happiness curriculum’ at a Delhi government school.
On Tuesday morning, President Trump and wife Melania paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. In the morning, the US President was accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan. President Trump met President Ram Nath Kovind.
The President of the US (POTUS), wife and First Lady of the US (FLOTUS) Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump reached Delhi after visiting Ahmedabad and Taj Mahal at Agra on Monday. Earlier On Monday, President Trump, his family members and prominent delegates arrived at Ahmedabad airport. PM Modi accompanied them to the Sabarmati Ashram, and Motera cricket stadium where both the leaders addressed a gathering of over one lakh during the Namaste Trump event. President Trump and his family then flew to Agra onboard his Air Force One special flight. He was welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Agra airport. President, Trump along with his wife, daughter and son-in-law visited iconic Taj Mahal and enjoyed sunset. After that, they set out for flight journey to Delhi.