President Donald Trump waves as he leaves for India Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base. (AP)
Donald Trump India Visit LIVE Updates: US President Donald Trump, along with First Lady Melania, Sunday left for his maiden India visit. The Trump convoy is scheduled to land at Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at 11:40 am, following which he will address the 'Namaste Trump' event at Motera stadium at 1 pm where he will be accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Following the event, the US President will visit the Taj Mahal. Thereafter, he will travel to Delhi where he is expected to wrap up issues related to trade and defence.
Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to US President Donald Trump, Sunday said she is honoured to return to India to celebrate the 'grand friendship' between the world’s two largest democracies which has 'never been stronger before'. Ivanka will accompany Trump and First Lady Melania on their two day India visit on February 24-25.
Meanwhile, unprecedented security measures are in place in Delhi for Trump's visit. Besides the multi-layer security cover, elaborate arrangements have been made by the Delhi Police, including placement of double barricading on all the roads on which Trump's convoy is likely to pass, PTI reported, adding that aerial surveillance of the route will also be conducted as part of the security measures.