Published: Thu, February 27, 2020
Global News | By Blake Casey

Down to business for Trump in India

Down to business for Trump in India

Responding to her tweet, PM Modi said that India is happy to have hosted Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner.

The U.S. president later wrote in the visitors; book, describing the monument "a timeless testament to the rich beauty of Indian culture". "Since our music is not being used for a specific endorsement, the President's use is 'perfect [ly]' legal".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Vijay Rupani, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, was on the tarmac to welcome the president and the first lady, according to India Today. Whether it is people who are supporting CAA or those who are against it, I appeal everyone to maintain peace.

Modi said after talks with Trump that they have "agreed to start negotiations on a big trade deal". "We make the best".

Though Trump is the sixth US president who has visited India, only second to visit the Mughal-era wonder.

Accompanied by First Lady Melania, his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, the US president spent a hectic day in two Indian cities - Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Agra in northern state of Uttar Pradesh. "For this reason, since taking office, my administration is working in a very positive way with Pakistan to crack down on terrorist organisations and militants which operate on the Pakistani border", said Trump. At the event, Trump declared America's love for India and its solidarity with its people and also announced a military partnership with the Indian government.

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About 60 % of the population is Muslim but it is also home to substantial ethnic Chinese and Indian minorities. Anwar was due to meet the king later on Monday, his spokesman said, but gave no details of what he would seek.

But it wasn't just any large crowd - it could be Trump's largest crowd ever.

Suresh Patel, 67, who splits his time between Jersey City, New Jersey, and Anand, India, told Politico that "my friends, my family, maybe every Patel likes Trump".

From Ahmedabad, he and his delegation travelled to Agra where they visited the Taj Mahal.

This was Ivanka Trump's second visit to India. India responded with higher penalties on USA agricultural goods and restrictions on medical devices, prompting the strip India of its decades-old trade preferences. Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump had expressed her delight after visiting the Sabarmati Ashram on Monday afternoon. While Patel can't vote since he's a green card holder, the outlet said his wife and three adult children are all US citizens and voted for Trump: "I'm feeling proud".

Trump's motorcade rolled slowly from the airport to a former home of independence leader Mohandas Gandhi.

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