With massive decorations and elaborate security arrangements, Ahmedabad is ready to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump, who will be attending ‘Namaste Trump’, a mega event at the Motera cricket stadium.

His schedule:

February 24

11.30 a.m. : Arrival in Ahmedabad, visit to Sabarmati Ashram

1.05 p.m. : ‘Namaste Trump’ event with PM Modi

5.15 p.m. : Arrival in Agra for Taj Mahal visit

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7.30 p.m. : Arrival in New Delhi

February 25

10.30 a.m. : Wreath laying at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

11.00 a.m. : Meeting with PM Modi at the front lawns of Hyderabad House (Discussion is expected to cover military and security cooperation, including defence agreements)



Gujarat CM welcomes Trump

Prime Minister Modi tweeted: "India awaits your arrival @POTUS @realDonaldTrump! Your visit is definitely going to further strengthen the friendship between our nations. See you very soon in Ahmedabad."



Trump leaves for India




"Entire Gujarat speaks in one voice- #NamasteTrump!"




Three-hour programme at Motera cricket stadium

At the newly built ‘world’s largest cricket stadium’, there will be a three-hour programme, including public interaction and cultural programmes, before and after the President and the Prime Minister’s speeches. Among the cultural programmes will be music performances by top Bollywood singer Kailash Kher and other leading Gujarati singers and performers.

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Ahmedabad joint rally with Trump will be historic, says Modi

India looks forward to welcoming President Donald Trump. It is an honour that he will be with us tomorrow, starting with the historic programme in Ahmedabad,” said Mr. Modi in a tweet on Sunday.

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