US President Donald Trump has legged his first official state visit to India in his presidency as he arrived in Ahmedabad some minutes ago and India is preparing to greet Trump's arrival in much grandeur way the President would've ever witnessed in his overseas tours. Donald Trump and his delegation have been packed with three leg tours in India for the next two days during which he would drive in to take the glimpses of iconic Sabarmati Ashra in Gujarat and Taj Mahal in Agra as his first two-leg visit and he would be touring Delhi as his third and final leg of his Indian tour.
The cities of Ahmedabad and Agra have been rolling out its entire capacity of hospitality to host US President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. On Sunday, the Ministry of External Affairs had released the official schedule of his tour in India. As per the schedule, the President's aircraft with the call sign of 'Air Force One' will touch down in Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhai Patel International Airport at 11.40 am on Monday. The reports say that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already arrived in Ahmedabad at 10.30 am on Monday.
Modi would be welcoming Trump and the duo would be visiting Sabarmati Ashram at 12.15 pm after which Trump would sail through the roadshow to Motera Stadium for the 'Namasthe Trump' event with Modi at 1.05 pm and Gurajat government had invested crores of money and gathered thousands of people both way of the stretches to welcome the leaders and to showcase the ties enjoyed between India and the United States.
After the event, Trump will depart for Agra and the leaders would be welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath and the presidential convoy will leave for a visit to Taj Mahal and after taking the glimpse of monumental Taj Mahal, the first family of the United Stated would be departing for New Delhi for the third and final leg of the tour. On Tuesday, Trump would be given with ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10 am and the leaders would be visiting Rajghat, the resting place of Mahatma Gandhi.
Following the visit, Trump would sit for the bilateral level talks with Modi at the Hyderabad House in Delhi during which they table the entire gamut of the relations of the world's democracies and how to strengthen the ties further. In the evening hours of Tuesday, President Trump would be meeting his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan after which Trump and his delegation would embark the plane and airlift to the United States.
Earlier on Monday, Narendra Modi tweeted that 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. US President Trump tweeted this morning in Hindi in which he stated that "We look forward to coming to India. We are on the way, we will meet everyone in a few hours!". Namasthe Trump event is seen similar to the 'Howdy, Modi' event that was organized last year in the US state of Texas.