Namaste Trump, grand welcome awaits

Namaste Trump, grand welcome awaits

Sandeep Dikshit

Tribune News Service

Ahmedabad, February 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the lead in welcoming US President Donald Trump who arrives here a little before noon on Monday — a rare standalone visit to India that will also include Agra and New Delhi.


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India looks forward to welcoming @POTUS. It is an honour that he will be with us ...

“India looks forward to welcoming @POTUS. It is an honour that he will be with us tomorrow, starting with the historic programme in Ahmedabad,’’ PM Modi posted on Twitter.

In Ahmedabad, expectations and controversy mingled as the city spruced itself up for a third visit by a world leader in five years. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japan President Shinzo Abe have visited the city too.