New Delhi: US President Donald Trump’s maiden official visit to India is currently underway. The leader, along with the First Lady and his daughter Ivanka Trump, landed in Ahmedabad on 24 February and have since addressed a large crowd in the newly-renovated Motera Stadium. After which he visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and the Taj Mahal in Agra. He landed in the Indian capital late last night.
Day two of POTUS’ visit included a visit to the Rajghat, where he and his wife payed respects to Mahatma Gandhi. Following which he addressed a joint press conference with PM Modi at Hyderabad House and visited the Rashtrapati Bhawan where he met President Ram Nath Kovind.
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