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.
- Trump tweets in Hindi on way to India, says eager to visit country
- ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’, says Modi after Trump’s Hindi tweet
- Indian-American official in Trump’s entourage strikes an emotional note
- Trump visit won’t make an iota of difference to Indians: Sena
- Confirmed, Trump Sabarmati Ashram visit on
- Mansion-like grand suite for Trump at ITC Maurya
- Agra recalls Eisenhower’s 1959 trip
- 7th US Prez to visit India in 60 years
“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.