Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that India is all set to accord a memorable welcome to him. Mr Modi said that the visit will further cement India-US relationship. He further stated that both countries share a common commitment to democracy and pluralism. Mr Modi said that both India and US are cooperating extensively on a wide range of issues. Further stating he emphasized that robust friendship between both the nations augurs well not only for citizens of both the countries but also for the entire world. AIR correspondent reports that
Mr. Modi also spoke to the US President over the phone in which the Prime Minister said that millions of people are ready to welcome both Donald Trump and the first lady of USA Melania Trump on 24th of this month. Mr Trump in his recent tweet praised Mr Modi making a reference to their strong friendship bond.
Ms Melania Trump as well, in her tweet said that she is excited about the India trip which will celebrate close ties between the USA and India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Texas, USA in September last year where he was welcomed in a grand Howdy Modi event. Speaking on the friendly relations of both the countries, Mr. Modi, in the event, also invited the American President to visit India.
During the visit, President Trump and the First Lady of the United States will attend official engagements in New Delhi and Ahmedabad and interact with a wide cross-section of Indian society. The Indo-US relationship has further evolved under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi and President Trump with significant progress in all areas including trade, defence, counter-terrorism, energy, coordination on regional and global issues as well as people-to-people ties.